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Last Days of Last Island : The Hurricane of 1856, Louisiana's First Great Storm
by Bill Dixon


Overview - Last Days of Last Island is the most comprehensive account of the great 1856 Isle Derniere hurricane, its aftermath, and its legacy. Dixon includes a complete listing of victims and survivors, numerous firsthand and primary source accounts, a thorough examination of the poetry and literature inspired by the tragedy, and thirty-two pages of illustrations.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Last Days of Last Island is the most comprehensive account of the great 1856 Isle Derniere hurricane, its aftermath, and its legacy. Dixon includes a complete listing of victims and survivors, numerous firsthand and primary source accounts, a thorough examination of the poetry and literature inspired by the tragedy, and thirty-two pages of illustrations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781887366885
  • ISBN-10: 1887366881
  • Publisher: University of Louisiana
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 290
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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