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The storm

Author: Margriet de Moor; Carol Brown Janeway
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the night of January 31, 1953, a mountain of water, literally piled up out of the sea by a freak winter hurricane, swept down on the Netherlands, demolishing the dikes protecting the country and wiping a quarter of its landmass from the map. It was the worst natural disaster to strike the Netherlands in three hundred years. The author interweaves the stories of two sister, deftly alternating between the cataclysm  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margriet de Moor; Carol Brown Janeway
ISBN: 9780307592842 0307592847
OCLC Number: 649434337
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Verdronkene.
Responsibility: Margriet de Moor ; translated by Carol Brown Janeway.

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On the night of January 31, 1953, a mountain of water, literally piled up out of the sea by a freak winter hurricane, swept down on the Netherlands, demolishing the dikes protecting the country and wiping a quarter of its landmass from the map. It was the worst natural disaster to strike the Netherlands in three hundred years. The author interweaves the stories of two sister, deftly alternating between the cataclysm and the long years of its grief-strewn aftermath.

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