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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.
The title grabbed me right away, but the content (a molasses flood? really?) kept me enthralled. Grandly written about actual events that were shaped because of and later for our... Read morePublished 29 days ago by AlleyRN96
THis book sounds dull but is very interesting--includes a lot of historical facts going on at the time without being dry.Published 1 month ago by katherine
Great Boston history, have told all my friends and family. So interesting about the politics in that era. The author did a wonderful job of research.Published 1 month ago by bella1
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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago by Bob Burridge