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The Great Hurricane

Cherie Burns

The Great Hurricane

1938

by Cherie Burns

  • 157 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New England,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Long Island,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • History: American,
  • New York (State),
  • Natural Disasters,
  • United States - 20th Century/Depression,
  • Audiobooks,
  • 20th century,
  • Hurricanes

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnna Fields (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8108526M
    ISBN 100786180021
    ISBN 109780786180028
    OCLC/WorldCa62113674

    This book has given me a much better sense of place which I really appreciate. I have several hurricane books which I recommend: Isaac's Storm ( Galveston, TX), The Great Hurricane of (New England), Holding Back the Sea: The Struggle on the Gulf Coast to Save America (LA, AL, MS, FL)/5(5).


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