Pennsylvania Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survivalby Karen Ivory
It's only human to be fascinated by disasters-and uplifted by reports of survival in the face of overwhelming circumstances. Karen Ivory takes you back to Pennsylvania's most catastrophic events, vividly re-creating the moments that changed the Keystone State forever. The twenty-two true stories in Pennsylvania Disasters are a chilling reminder to expect the unexpected and to respect the powerful, often deadly forces of nature. Experience the drama of: The Johnstown flood that killed more than 2,000 people, The toxic smog that blanketed Donora and left hundreds gravely ill or dead, A baseball outing gone wrong-the terrible train wreck of the Phillies Special, A dangerous underground inferno that has been burning since 1962, Three Mile Island-the most serious accident to take place at a U.S. commercial nuclear power plant, The final heart-wrenching minutes of September 11's Flight 93.
Meet the Author
Karen Ivory,a former broadcast journalist in Philadelphia and New York, is a freelance writer happily based in the City of Brotherly Love.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >