Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900

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Galveston, Texas, 8 September 1900. It's another fine day in the Gulf according to Isaac Cline, chief observer of the new US Weather Bureau, but one day later, 6-10,000 people were dead, wiped out by the biggest storm the coast of America had ever witnessed. Isaac Cline was confident of his ability to predict the weather: he had new technology at his disposal, `perfect science', and, like America itself, he was sure that he was in control of his world, that the new century would be the American century, that the ...

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Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900
2008, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007292110

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Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900
1999, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841152813

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