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Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From The New Yorker
Copyright © 2005 The New Yorker
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An interesting story of a history that is little known. The author gives background history of the reasons for the Molasses Flood, ties it to the bigger world events of that time,... Read morePublished 5 days ago by GCD
This book is harrowing. The bursting of the molasses tank and the horror it left in its wake — not to mention the owners of said tank trying to lay the blame elsewhere — keeps you... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very interesting I was so into the story, and interested in the outcome I could not put it down!Published 9 days ago by Charlene L. Ford
I never realized what a big part molasses played in the slave trade and the manufacturing of munitions during WWI. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Cheryl R. Swenson
Interesting history that the author puts into the context of America leading up to and after WW1.Published 22 days ago by Steven Zimbelman
Fascinating accounting of a near forgotten tragedy that ought never have happened. The usual culprits and human foibles--avarice, hubris, haste and selfishness--all played a role... Read morePublished 29 days ago by David
Amazing story. Well researched but at times it included facts and history that did not seem relevant. Still I would recommend this book.Published 1 month ago by John Wiemer