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The massive destruction wreaked by the Hurricane of 1938 dwarfed that of the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Mississippi floods of 1927, making the storm the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Now, R.A. Scotti tells the story.

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"Excellent . . . written in a dramatic but accessible tone...Like Isaac's Storm, this tale probes humanity's fascinated fear of the volatile mix of wind and water."
USA Today
"Gripping...An intrinsically thrilling tale."
New York Times Book Review
"Scotti uses her flair for recounting personal drama to describe the heartbreak, the heroism, the incredible luck, and the tragic misfortune of individuals and families."
Boston Herald
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