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Isaac's storm = Isaacs Sturm

Author: Erik Larson; Isaac Monroe Cline
Publisher: Zurich : Swiss Re, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Special [English and German] edView all editions and formats
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" ... The new-fangled meteorological instruments in which, against his better instincts, head meteorologist Isaac Cline of Galveston, Texas placed his trust on Sept. 8, 1900 dispelled his dark foreboding and signalled "all clear". Yet at the end of the day he was faced with countless victims and a scene of umimaginable devastation. One of the worst hurricanes in recorded history had razed the peace-loving and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Isaac Monroe Cline; Isaac Monroe Cline
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson; Isaac Monroe Cline
OCLC Number: 55495464
Description: 552 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Isaacs Sturm
Insurance in literature
Isaac's storm.
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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" ... The new-fangled meteorological instruments in which, against his better instincts, head meteorologist Isaac Cline of Galveston, Texas placed his trust on Sept. 8, 1900 dispelled his dark foreboding and signalled "all clear". Yet at the end of the day he was faced with countless victims and a scene of umimaginable devastation. One of the worst hurricanes in recorded history had razed the peace-loving and prosperous town of Galveston to the ground"--Preface.

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