Calamity: The Heppner Flood of 1903

Calamity: The Heppner Flood of 1903

by Joann Green Byrd


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295989419
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Joann Green Byrd is a retired journalist who has worked for a number of newspapers, including the East Oregonian in Pendleton, Oregon, and the Washington Post.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction 1. Up Until the Heppner Flood 2. An Ordinary Sunday 3. June 14, 5:20 p.m. 4. June 14, 6 p.m. 5. Side Effects6. The Worst of It7. Leadership8. After Effects 9. Forward and Back10. Loss and Optimism11. Resilience12. Counter Effects Epilogue: After the Heppner Flood In Remembrance: The Victims Notes BibliographyIndex

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A riveting story about a heart—breaking event.

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