Great Hurricanes of North Carolina

Great Hurricanes of North Carolina

by John Hairr


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From the horrific Independence Hurricane of 1775, the most lethal storm to strike its coast, to the ruinous Hugo in September 1989, a path has been cut along the shores of the Tarheel State-a path not easily forgotten. Engagingly written and illustrated with historical photos that graphically depict the disastrous effects of these mighty storms, this book is a gripping read!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596293915
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 04/18/2008
Pages: 159
Sales rank: 1,209,162
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Hairr is an award winning writer and historian who has written extensively about the history and lore of the southeastern United States and the Caribbean region. His writings have covered a wide range of topics, including wild rivers, shipwrecks and extinct wildlife. A member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, his work has appeared in numerous publications including Mercator's World, South Carolina Wildlife and Fortean Times.

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Galen_Ludrum More than 1 year ago
Great book. Well researched, tells the story of many forgotten hurricanes. Should be required reading for Weather Channel correspondents.