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Title:
The raging sea : the powerful account of the worst tsunami in U.S. history
Author:
Powers, Dennis M.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Citadel Press, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
Uses historical research and personal accounts of survivors to tell the story of the tsunamis that hit Crescent City, California on Good Friday, 1964, which damaged hundreds of homes and businesses and killed eleven people.
Language:
English
Contents:
The very beginnings: Simplicity of life -- Earthquakes, tsunamis, Good Friday -- Tragedy strikes without warning -- Target: Crescent City: The crescent's allure -- Ride from Hell -- Sea of destruction -- Common people with uncommon responses: Heart of City -- Structures on the loose -- Inland over 101 southbound -- Raging infernos -- Of fishermen, docks -- Hardship of renewal -- When sun rose -- Restoring a city's life -- Rebuilding to reawaken -- Time moves on -- The next ones.
ISBN:
9780806526829
Format :
Book