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  - 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

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User Review  - Jo - Goodreads

The author thoroughly brings this tragic event to life not just from an historical viewpoint, but manages to explain the meteorological ingredients involved in today's terms., yet understandable to ... Read full review

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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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