Blizzard!: the storm that changed America

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Scholastic, Oct 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 136 pages
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Snow began falling over New York City on March 12, 1888. All around town, people struggled along slippery streets and sidewalks -- some seeking the warmth of their homes, some to get to work or to care for the less fortunate, and some to experience what they assumed would be the last little snowfall of one of the warmest winters on record. What no one realized was that in a very few hours, the wind and snow would bury the city in nearly 21 inches of snow and bring it to a ferocious standstill.

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I love Murphy's use of pictures, very intriguing. - Goodreads
His writing is great and got me interested. - Goodreads
The author also appends a note on his research. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jo-Ann Murphy - Goodreads

This was a good overview of the Blizzard of 1888, not only the conditions at the time but how it changed both attitudes and the future of the country. It was very well written and easy to read giving ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ms. LaPorte - Goodreads

Jim Murphy is on my favorite author list. Interesting piece of history. I thought underground wires was a later mandate. Read full review

Contents

ONE THE UNHOLY ONE
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THREE THE LAND Is AN OcEAN OF SNOw
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FOUR THIs Is ALL So OVERWHELMING
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