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.
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 5 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 12 days 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 20 days 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 1 month ago by Phill
An ok historial rendition of an unfortunate accident that occurred in Boston after the first World War. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anna Weissmann