White Hurricane

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McGraw-Hill, Feb 9, 2004 - History - 256 pages
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"Brings history to life in a book as readable as any novel." --Good Old Boat On Friday, November 7, 1913, after four days of winds up to 90 miles an hour, whiteout blizzard conditions, and mountainous seas, 19 ships had been lost on the great-lakes, 238 sailors were dead, and Cleveland was confronting the worst natural disaster in its history. David G. Brown combines narrative intensity with factual depth to re-create the "perfect storm" that struck America's heartland. Brown has created a vast epic ranging over Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Erie and echoing down the decades.

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User Review  - Kirk Rappe - Goodreads

Fascinating book that wasn't as repetitive as I thought it might be. The author balances explaining the storm, contemporary forecasting knowledge, and the stories of the ships that survived and succumbed to great effect. Pretty good writer too. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I knew nothing about this event. Got the book because I'm a fan of maritime history. Very glad I did. This is very good account of an amazing and disastrous event. The book does kind of jump around ... Read full review

Contents

Wednesday November 5
11
Thursday November 6
17
Friday November 7
28
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About the author (2004)

David G. Brown is the author of six books, including The Last Log of the Titanic. A lifelong Great Lakes sailor and commercial vessel operator, he lives on the shore of Lake Erie.

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