Book World McCullough has resurrected the flood for a generation that may know it in name only. He proves the subject is still fresh and spectacular.
John Leonard The New York Times We have no better social historian.
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Excellent book. Reading.it almost made me feel I was present during the disaster. Am anxious to visit Johnstown and the museum there.Published 22 hours ago by Jane B. Houser
Perfect story telling. I was lucky enough to be able to visit Johnstown after reading this book, it made it come alive. Read morePublished 1 day ago by N. E. Anthis
Excellent book, fun to read, great history lesson. Really good story about the wealthy being above the working class.Published 2 days ago by Mike D. Colvin
As all of McCullough's books, this one amazes as well. Probably one of his shortest novels but a great read all the same. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Gaudilady
an enlightening and interesting read documenting how the actions of few had a horrendous impact on many.Published 3 days ago by Tom
Compelling reading for history buffs. Incredibly detailed description of the flood and what it's aftermath meant for the town residents.Published 3 days ago by rwc
The Johnstown Flood
David McCullough was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and educated there and at Yale. Read more
Forty foot high wall of logs, water, rail cars, houses and destruction scraped much of Johnstown, PA community down to dirt and took the lives of 2,000 of its residents on May... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Allen B.