Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938

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Little, Brown, Dec 14, 2008 - History - 288 pages
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The massive destruction wreaked by the Hurricane of 1938 dwarfed that of the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Mississippi floods of 1927, making the storm the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Now, R.A. Scotti tells the story.
 

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It was the Perfect Storm. But instead of raging far out in the Atlantic, the Great Hurricane of 1938 left a wake of death and destruction across seven states. It battered J. P. Morgan's Long Island ... Read full review

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Just as good as "Issac's Storm" - a harrowing tale of devastation and survival. It is difficult to imagine such a massive storm approaching with so little warning. Thank goodness for our modern ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
A Perfect
The Way It
A Shift in the Wind
Hurricane Watch
At
All Aboard
A Bright Young
The Atlantic Ocean Bound Out of
The Dangerous Right Semicircle
Providence
The Tempest
Cast Adrift
All Quiet
The Reckoning
The Last of the Old New England Summers

Upside Down Inside
Battening the Hatches
A OneHundredYear Storm
How Do You Lose a Hurricane?
The Long Island Express
Crossing the Sound
Afterword
Appendix
AUTHORS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
SOURCES AND CHAPTER NOTES
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Copyright

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R. A. ScotiB is the author of four novels and two previous nonfiction books, most recently the bestselling "Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938,

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