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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
by Geoff Williams


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The storm began March 23, 1913, with a series of tornadoes that killed 150 people and injured 400. Then the freezing rains started and the flooding began. It continued for days. Some people drowned in their attics, others on the roads when the tried to flee.  Read more...


 
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The storm began March 23, 1913, with a series of tornadoes that killed 150 people and injured 400. Then the freezing rains started and the flooding began. It continued for days. Some people drowned in their attics, others on the roads when the tried to flee.

It was the nation's most widespread flood ever--more than 700 people died, hundreds of thousands of homes and buildings were destroyed, and millions were left homeless.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781605985312
  • ISBN-10: 1605985317
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 356
  • Dimensions: 8.71 x 5.61 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds


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Books > History > United States - 20th Century
Books > History > United States - State & Local - Midwest

 
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