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Having heard about this disaster many times, I came across book and purchased it for a friend who was born in Texas City two years after the disaster. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marty Brown
I grew up in La Marque and saw the explosion from Galveston. Gave me lots of new information.Published 5 months ago by V. Thomas Rhyne
My Father, Harlin Bessire escaped death in this disaster. He transferred to graveyard shift two days before the explosion, and all his previous co workers died. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Harley
It is a very interesting book, particularly for any history buff, and especially for a Texas history buff. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Garend
I was born in Galveston and raised in Texas City until the age of about eleven (when we moved about 7 miles away to La Marque). I was 5 1/2 years old when my home town blew up. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Gloria Wix
It's usually a compliment to say that a work of non-fiction reads like fiction. In this case it's very much a left handed compliment. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Nancy S. Hurt
In essence, it should have been something of a watershed event, as another similar incident on land also found its way into the news more recently. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Betty L. Wilkins
I have read numerous non-fiction disaster novels and, anymore, tend to compare them all to the best I have read, "To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire. Read morePublished 22 months ago by A. S. Gaumond