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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  - Francie - Goodreads

Excellent research into an event I was unaware of prior to picking up this book. Very readable, stories of actual families affected gave it a more personal touch. Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Spicy T AKA Mr. Tea - Goodreads

What a fast and fun read. There was the right mix of science, biography, and good writing to get me through and done with this in a few short days. Utterly compelling and perfectly paced, Scotti ... 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  - Amy - Goodreads

A gripping account of the hurricane of 1938, which swallowed up a good part of New England. The book is probably best read in one or two sittings, for the sheer number of characters. If too much time ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Du - Goodreads

Great book. The type that you stay up into the night to finish because you want to find out what is on the next page. What I liked is that there is no real mystery here. You know early on that there ... Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Courtney Chick - Goodreads

Interesting book about the New England hurricane of 1938. The descriptions of the storm surges around Rhode Island are fascinating, and how not long ago the weather service was for the most part staffed not by meteorologists but people with on the job training. Read full review

Review: Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

In September 1938, a hurricane began forming in the Atlantic and then suddenly accelerated up the Eastern Seaboard to hit New England. 700 people died and thousands of homes were destroyed, but today ... 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


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