Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States

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Blue Diamond Books, 2007 - Nature - 399 pages
This in-depth reference offers the first book-length examination of the region's four-hundred-year recorded hurricane history. Written for a general audience, it includes chronological profiles of the region's significant hurricanes, stressing the experiences of those who have endured nature's worst. Within are unforgettable encounters gleaned from articles, books, journals, and interviews. Focus states include Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, but adjacent areas are not neglected. And the stories are of universal interest.

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Rick Schwartz lives in Springfield, Va., and is a graduate of Salisbury University in Maryland. After waiting four decades for a book like this, he wrote it himself. Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States is a product of six years of tireless research, hunting for anecdotes,conducting interviews and visiting myriad libraries. The result: Residents of the Mid-Atlantic have a hurricane book that they can call their own.

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