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The True Story of the Galveston Flood as Told by the Survivors

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Author: Paul Lester
Published: 1900, American Book and Bible House, Philadelphia, PA (First Edition)
Binding: Hard Cover
Content: Nonfiction
Description: One of several books published immediately after the 1900 storm in Galveston. "Containing a Full and Thrilling Account of the Most Appalling Calamity of Modern Times," and "Narrow Escapes from the Jaws of Death," reads the title page. "Vivid descriptions of the hurricane and terrible rush of waters; immense destruction of dwellings, business houses, churches, and loss of thousands of human lives. Thrilling tales of heroic deeds, panic-stricken multitudes and heart-rending scenes of agony; frantic efforts to escape a horrible fate; separation of loved ones, etc." "Profusely embellished with photographs taken immediately after the disaster."
Tags: 1900 Storm, History, Hurricane
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The Great Galveston Disaster

The Great Galveston Disaster
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The Galveston Flood
1900

The Great Galveston Disaster

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