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The Resource Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever, Geoff Williams

Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever, Geoff Williams

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Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever
Title
Washed away
Title remainder
how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever
Statement of responsibility
Geoff Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The incredible story of a flood of near-biblical proportions-its destruction, its heroes and victims, and how it shaped America's natural-disaster policies for the next century. Fourteen states in all, along with every major and minor river east of the Mississippi
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Geoffrey
Dewey number
363.34/930973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GB1399.3
LC item number
.W55 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Floods
  • Floods
  • Natural disasters
Label
Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever, Geoff Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sunday, March 23, 1913. Heading for the cellar -- Monday, March 24, 1913. The first flood deaths -- Tuesday, March 25, 1913. Some of the people in the way ; A time to run ; Everyone on their own ; That old college try ; From bad to worse ; Desperation ; Heartbreak -- Wednesday, March 26, 1913. Fighting back ; Waterworld ; Greed ; Children in harm's way ; Jittery nerves -- Thursday, March 27, 1913. Another long night ; Light at the end -- Friday, March 28, 1913. Water retreating -- Saturday, March 29, 1913. Cleaning up -- The days after the flood. Remember the promises in the attic
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xi, 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605984049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn785079140
  • 674173
Label
Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever, Geoff Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sunday, March 23, 1913. Heading for the cellar -- Monday, March 24, 1913. The first flood deaths -- Tuesday, March 25, 1913. Some of the people in the way ; A time to run ; Everyone on their own ; That old college try ; From bad to worse ; Desperation ; Heartbreak -- Wednesday, March 26, 1913. Fighting back ; Waterworld ; Greed ; Children in harm's way ; Jittery nerves -- Thursday, March 27, 1913. Another long night ; Light at the end -- Friday, March 28, 1913. Water retreating -- Saturday, March 29, 1913. Cleaning up -- The days after the flood. Remember the promises in the attic
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
xi, 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605984049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn785079140
  • 674173

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