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Great true stories of tragedy and disaster.

Edmund V. Corbett

Great true stories of tragedy and disaster.

by Edmund V. Corbett

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Published by Arco Pulications in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Disasters.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD24 .C63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5845338M
    LC Control Number62003218
    OCLC/WorldCa1813832

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “GRIPPING THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.”—USA Today * “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —Christian Science Monitor * “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * “A MUST-READ.”—Booklist (starred review) A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. An anthology of the 15 best true disaster stories from the popular book series by John Stark Bellamy II. Revisit the most terrible tragedies in Cleveland history, including: The apocalyptic East Ohio Gas Company explosion and fire of , which destroyed an entire east side neighborhood; - Genius inventor Garrett A. Morgan's daring underground rescue efforts (using .

      Si Dunn is an Austin author and book reviewer. The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of. The 25 Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time. Only the Brave is based on a true story, his love of the sea and his fondness for corny love stories with a great real-life tragedy, and winds.

    The True Stories of Tragedy and Survival book series by multiple authors includes books Texas Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival, Oregon Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (Disasters Series), Washington Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (Disasters Series), and several more.   Zhou Xun, whose new book, The Great Famine in China, collects original documents on the disaster for the first time, writes that much of that material has already been made inaccessible by Author: Tania Branigan.


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