The Resource The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900, Al Roker

The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900, Al Roker

Label
The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
Title
The storm of the century
Title remainder
tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
Statement of responsibility
Al Roker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roker, Al
Dewey number
976.4/139
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC945
LC item number
.R65 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricanes
  • Hurricanes
  • Galveston (Tex.)
  • Texas
Label
The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900, Al Roker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-304) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underwater -- They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- The white city on the beach. Telegraph silence ; The pile ; "I can begin life again, as I entered it" ; "In pity's name, in America's name" ; No tongue can tell
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062364661
Lccn
2015007009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893897997
  • 849072
  • (OCoLC)ocn893897997
  • 849072
Label
The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900, Al Roker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-304) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underwater -- They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- The white city on the beach. Telegraph silence ; The pile ; "I can begin life again, as I entered it" ; "In pity's name, in America's name" ; No tongue can tell
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062364661
Lccn
2015007009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893897997
  • 849072
  • (OCoLC)ocn893897997
  • 849072

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