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Ruthless tide : the heroes and villains of the Johnstown flood, America's astonishing gilded age disaster

Author: Al Roker; Mirron E Willis
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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From NBC host Al Roker, a gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood, the deadliest flood in U.S. history.
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Genre/Form: History
Audiobooks
Books on CD
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Al Roker; Mirron E Willis
ISBN: 9780062682222 0062682229 9781538419359 1538419351 9781538419342 1538419343
OCLC Number: 1032618881
Notes: Title from disc surface.
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Performer(s): Read by Mirron Willis.
Description: 7 audio discs (8 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prologue: "Mr. Quinn is too fearful" --
Part I: Members and nonmembers. Up on the mountain ; Down in the valley ; How to make a lake ; "No danger from our enterprise" ; Rain --
Part II: When the dam broke. Tap-tap-tap ; A monster unchained ; Cauldron ; The night of the Johnstown Flood ; Alone in the world --
Part III: Justice and charity. Some convulsion ; Poor, lone woman ; Frozen with fear ; Strict liability --
Epilogue: Song and story.
Responsibility: Al Roker.

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From NBC host Al Roker, a gripping narrative history of the 1889 Johnstown Flood, the deadliest flood in U.S. history.

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