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The Galveston hurricane

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Galveston (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Galveston,
  • Galveston.
    • Subjects:
    • Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Floods -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston.,
    • Galveston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Galveston (Tex.)

    • About the Edition

      An account of the tragic Galveston hurricane of 1900 that claimed over six thousand lives.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 96-97) and index.

      StatementKristine Brennan ; [introductory essay by Jill McCaffrey].
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesGreat disasters, reforms and ramifications
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.G2 B74 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination102 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551916M
      ISBN 100791067408
      LC Control Number2002001417


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