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The raging sea : the powerful account of the worst tsunami in U.S. history

Author: Dennis M Powers
Publisher: New York : Citadel Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses historical research and personal accounts of survivors to tell the story of the tsunamis that hit Crescent City, California on Good Friday, 1964, which damaged hundreds of homes and businesses and killed eleven people. Includes some information about Alaska.
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Genre/Form: Local author
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis M Powers
ISBN: 0806526823 9780806526829
OCLC Number: 57588825
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The very beginnings: Simplicity of life --
Earthquakes, tsunamis, Good Friday --
Tragedy strikes without warning --
Target: Crescent City: The crescent's allure --
Ride from Hell --
Sea of destruction --
Common people with uncommon responses: Heart of City --
Structures on the loose --
Inland over 101 southbound --
Raging infernos --
Of fishermen, docks --
Hardship of renewal --
When sun rose --
Restoring a city's life --
Rebuilding to reawaken --
Time moves on --
The next ones.
Responsibility: Dennis M. Powers.
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Uses historical research and personal accounts of survivors to tell the story of the tsunamis that hit Crescent City, California on Good Friday, 1964, which damaged hundreds of homes and businesses and killed eleven people. Includes some information about Alaska.

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