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Erik Larson puts a face on history. I had heard of the great Hurricane of 1900; however, I did not know how much the new weather service messed up. Read morePublished 4 days ago by E. Stevens
How do you say that you enjoyed reading a book of total devastation. Let's say that being a Hurricane Hugo refugee that I read this with great interest. Mr. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Patrick Lloyd
Another outstanding Larson work. This one a little heavy on technical aspects of meteorology. His depiction of human folly and the storms devastation is a great literary contrast. Read morePublished 9 days ago by tulabama
Just about anything Erik Larson writes is top-notch. It's history that reads like a novel. Real people come back to life through Larson's skillful crafting of the facts as... Read morePublished 9 days ago by RL Nelson
Not Larson's best effort. Not nearly as much depth, historical context, or color as his other books.Published 9 days ago by Richard J. Smith