Hurricane Audrey: The Deadly Storm of 1957

Hurricane Audrey: The Deadly Storm of 1957

by Cathy Post
     
 

This narrative re-creates Hurricane Audrey through the eyes of the survivors in a combination of suspense, family drama, and the struggle for life over death. In the midnight hours of June 27, 1957, the hurricane exploded in intensity and speed, slamming into the sleeping coast at dawn�12 hours ahead of its predicted landfall. Many unsuspecting

Overview

This narrative re-creates Hurricane Audrey through the eyes of the survivors in a combination of suspense, family drama, and the struggle for life over death. In the midnight hours of June 27, 1957, the hurricane exploded in intensity and speed, slamming into the sleeping coast at dawn�12 hours ahead of its predicted landfall. Many unsuspecting residents woke that morning to find water already inside their homes. Their ordeal transports the reader back to 1957 with a new appreciation and understanding of how Cameron Parish residents clung to life during the category-four storm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589804586
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Series:
Hurricane Ser.
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Cathy Post is a graduate of McNeese Sate University, a retired high school and kindergarten teacher, and a former legal secretary for the district attorney and Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Lake Charles, Louisiana. A native of Cameron Parish, Louisiana, Mrs. Post and her husband now live in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her family is one of the six chronicled in this true account.

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