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The Resource Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Mike Cox

Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Mike Cox

Label
Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival
Title
Texas disasters
Title remainder
true stories of tragedy and survival
Statement of responsibility
Mike Cox
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Provides in-depth accounts of twenty major disasters in Texas history, including the Galveston hurricane of 1900, the 1963 disappearance of the SS Marine's Sulphur Queen, the 1937 explosion at New London School, an 1867 yellow fever epidemic, and other catastrophic events. Original
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165426
Cataloging source
HT#
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1948-
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Cox, Mike
Dewey number
976.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Disasters series
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  • Disasters
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
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true stories of tragedy and survival
Label
Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Mike Cox
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-242)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Most of us will perish : lost Spanish fleet (1554) -- Yellow Jack came to Texas : the year of death (1867) -- "The town is gone" : Indianola hurricanes (1875 and 1886) -- "All washed away" : Ben Ficklin flood (1882) -- A city in ruins : Galveston hurricane (1900) -- "God seemed nigh" : Goliad tornado (1902) -- The end of the line -- Locomotive 704 explosion (1912) -- Fire strikes twice : Paris goes up in flames (1916) -- Deadly drought-breaker : central Texas flood (1921) -- "Blown away" : Rocksprings tornado (1927) -- The day a generation died : New London school explosion (1937) -- Deadliest fire in Texas : Houston's Gulf Hotel blaze (1943) -- Fuel to the fire : Texas City explosion (1947) -- "They're catching hell" : Waco tornado (1953) -- Record-setting snowfall : Panhandle blizzard (1956) -- Building the Bermuda Triangle myth : SS Marine Sulphur Queen mystery (1963) -- Flash flood : tragedy in Terrell County (1965) -- Terrible tuesday : Witchita Falls tornado (1979) -- "Horizontal tornadoes" : the crash of Delta 191 (1985) -- Afterword : reflecting on hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005)
Control code
611411
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 242 pages
Isbn
9780762736751
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780762736751
  • (OCoLC)71330543
Label
Texas disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Mike Cox
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-242)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Most of us will perish : lost Spanish fleet (1554) -- Yellow Jack came to Texas : the year of death (1867) -- "The town is gone" : Indianola hurricanes (1875 and 1886) -- "All washed away" : Ben Ficklin flood (1882) -- A city in ruins : Galveston hurricane (1900) -- "God seemed nigh" : Goliad tornado (1902) -- The end of the line -- Locomotive 704 explosion (1912) -- Fire strikes twice : Paris goes up in flames (1916) -- Deadly drought-breaker : central Texas flood (1921) -- "Blown away" : Rocksprings tornado (1927) -- The day a generation died : New London school explosion (1937) -- Deadliest fire in Texas : Houston's Gulf Hotel blaze (1943) -- Fuel to the fire : Texas City explosion (1947) -- "They're catching hell" : Waco tornado (1953) -- Record-setting snowfall : Panhandle blizzard (1956) -- Building the Bermuda Triangle myth : SS Marine Sulphur Queen mystery (1963) -- Flash flood : tragedy in Terrell County (1965) -- Terrible tuesday : Witchita Falls tornado (1979) -- "Horizontal tornadoes" : the crash of Delta 191 (1985) -- Afterword : reflecting on hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005)
Control code
611411
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 242 pages
Isbn
9780762736751
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780762736751
  • (OCoLC)71330543

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