Isaac's storm [sound recording] : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history / by Erik Larson.

By: Larson, Erik
Contributor(s): Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: New York : Prince Frederick, MD : Random House Audiobooks ; [Distributed by] Recorded Books, p1999Edition: Special ed.; AbridgedDescription: 5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0739340360 :; 9780739340363 :Subject(s): Cline, Isaac Monroe, 1861-1955 | Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century | Floods -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century | Galveston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century | Galveston (Tex.) -- BiographyGenre/Form: Audiobooks.DDC classification: 976.4139 LOC classification: F394.G2 | L37 1999Read by Edward Herrmann.Summary: In the early 1900's, Isaac Cline was a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage Galveston, Texas, where he was based, was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters, telegrams, and reports, the testimony of scores of survivors, and our latest understanding of the hows and whys of great storms.
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Read by Edward Herrmann.

In the early 1900's, Isaac Cline was a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage Galveston, Texas, where he was based, was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters, telegrams, and reports, the testimony of scores of survivors, and our latest understanding of the hows and whys of great storms.

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