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Taken by Storm 1938 - a book by Avilés, Lourdes B.

Taken by Storm 1938

A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane

Taken by Storm 1938( )
Author: Avilés, Lourdes B.
ISBN:978-1-878220-37-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:American Meteorological Society
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

On September 21, 1938 one of the most powerful storms of the twentieth century came unannounced into the lives of New Yorkers and New Englanders, leaving utter devastation in its wake. The Great Hurricane, as it came to be known, changed everything, from the landscape and its inhabitants' lives, to Weather Bureau practices, to the measure and kind of relief New Englanders would receive during the Great Depression and the resulting pace of regional economic recovery.

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Pages:275
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Natural Disasters
History / United States / State & Local / New England (Ct, Ma, Me, Nh, Ri, Vt)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9 x 1 Inches

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