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Well researched and very interesting.
Puleo weaves a tale around the construction and collapse of a 2.2 million-gallon molasses storage tank resulting in the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919.
Read Dark Tide - not because you're a Massachusetts native or a history buff, but because you like a great story.
This book is a good read for anyone interested in early 20th century history, Boston history specifically, industrial accidents, class action settlements, or just enjoys finding... Read morePublished 21 hours ago by sroteach
Prior to reading this, I'd never heard of the molasses flood, despite having lived at one time in the Boston area. It is an amazing event to read about. But even more, Mr. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Patrick E. Baroco Jr.
Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, by Stephen Puleo, Beacon Press, Boston, 2003, 2004. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carol Rae Bradford
Interesting. Provides insight into some of Boston's history during a difficult time, and how difficult an immigrants life had been, which was considerably worse than today.Published 1 month ago by Bob Burridge
I grew up in Boston and an earlier generation of my family lived in the North End around the time of the molasses disaster. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Flax Pond Books
I really enjoyed the history presentation in this book. I had never heard about this tragedy. The letter at the end supports the facts. great read.Published 2 months ago by Phill