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  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

From the disaster reading list, subset shipwrecks. From November 8 to November 10, 1913, two storm systems swept across the Great Lakes, sinking twelve boats with all hands (nine were modern steel ... Read full review

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This was the story of the tremendous storm that raged over the Great Lakes in November, 1913. The storm began to be felt in small ways on Friday, Nov. 7th and from Saturday, the 8th, through Monday ... Read full review

Contents

Wednesday November 5
11
Thursday November 6
17
Friday November 7
28
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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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