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Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Thomas Paul - Goodreads

In 1938, the most powerful hurricane to ever strike the Northeast of the US hit Long Island and New England. The hurricane was completely unpredicted and the death toll reflects that fact. There were ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Well written account of the hurricane that motivated modern hurricane tracking; not as dramatic as some natural disaster books but a good reference Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

After watching an excellent documentary on the History Channel and reading the novel A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams I searched for a true account of this devastating storm. This book was ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - pianogal - Goodreads

I liked this one. It got a little jumpy in some places, but it's pretty easy to follow if you're paying attention. I just spent the whole time I was reading shaking my head, because how do you now ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Just finished this, really liked it. Very good non fiction about the 38 hurricane. Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

This was a very interesting read - admittedly I didn't know much about this devestating storm. The book spent a lot of time on the people involved, affected, which made this more of a "story" than a dry accounting. Good, quick read. Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

This is an interesting, even fascinating, story, but the telling is too chaotic. The reader is flipped from scene to scene, city to city, state to state, family to family, back and forth, back and ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

The Sudden Sea is a very nice read for those who have an interest in both US history and natural disasters. This book has a nice flow building towards the hurricane and setting the stage of the times ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Brenda - Goodreads

It was good but not in the same league as Issac's Storm - seemed to me that a lot of the most interesting aspects of the event were skimmed over rather than dealt with in detail. There was very little ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Alicia - Goodreads

Read this book!!!! Utterly compelling - Scotti tells the story of the 1938 hurricane that hit Long Island and Rhode Island. It decimated both coastlines and killed almost 700 people. In an age where ... Read full review


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