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101 Amazing Facts about Natural Disasters

by Jack Goldstein

What exactly is an avalanche? Why do tropical cyclones spin in different directions? What is the deadliest heat wave ever to have been recorded? And what are the three different types of lightning? All of this and more is revealed in this ...

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1967 Belvidere Tornado, The

by Mike Doyle

Claiming the lives of seven adults and seventeen children, the Belvidere tornado struck the most vulnerable at the worst possible time: just as school let out. More than five hundred people suffered injuries. New interviews and fascinating ...

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1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

by Bob Campione

Coal in the United States was discovered in the 18th century by landowners and farmers on the slopes of the hillsides in the Appalachian region. It was not until the late 19th century that this black rock would become a part of an industrial ...

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911 FROM AN INSIDE LINE

A Waveland, MS police dispatcher's account of Hurricane Katrina and miracles and truths from the Gulf Coast

by Denise Stephenson

Written by dispatcher Denise Stephenson, a crucial "first responder" in the Hurricane Katrina disaster as a member of Mississippi´s Waveland police department, this volume presents a very real portrait of a calamity that shattered the homes, ...

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A Society Clown

by Grossmith

<p>Fantastic book! Highly recommended!&nbsp;</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000311565

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America's Great Storm

Leading through Hurricane Katrina

by Haley Barbour

<p>When Hurricane Katrina hit Mississippi on August 29, 2005, it unleashed the costliest natural disaster in American history, and the third deadliest. Haley Barbour had been Mississippi’s governor for only twenty months when he assumed ...

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America's Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina

by Barbour, Haley

A first-person account of the year following the worst natural disaster in American history ...

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Best Survival Guide for 2014 Hurricanes, Tornado's, Flood's, And Much More!

by Polly Peacock

<p>Best Survival Guide for 2014 (Includes Hurricanes, Volcano’s, Purify Water, Collect Water &amp; Food, , Chemical Attack, Wild Fire, Desert, Ship Wreck , Environmental Accidents and Much More!)</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000311848

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Bug Out Bag: A Complete Guide On Prepping And Building A Disaster Survival Kit

by Jonah Broad

<p data-version='1.1'>Want to prepare for the next disaster? Emergency preparedness is important and it begins by working on your bug out bag. For the ultimate survival tips, it's important to have this bug out bag handbook in hand at all ...

ISBN: 9781386342540

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Bushcraft 101: Survival Guide with Tips and Hacks to Help You Survive out in the Wilderness

Survival Guide

by Calvin Hale

<p data-version='1.1'>Surviving on the buschraft can be a challenge for anyone. Unless you are a seasoned traveler who has done this kind of surviving for many years, you probably are going to be a little lost on the right steps to take in order

ISBN: 9781386921585

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CATASTROPHIC GUMBO

PART I: THE SIGNATURE SERIES

by ALVIN JACQUES

There’s no doubt that Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating weather events to hit the United States—costing lives, property, and prosperity. In <i>Catastrophic Gumbo,</i> author Alvin JacQues provides a firsthand look at the facts, ...

ISBN: 9781426969126

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Charity

The Heroic and Heartbreaking Story of Charity Hospital in Hurricane Katrina

by Jim Carrier

First went the power. Then came the water, and for five days, the country’s oldest hospital was under siege. The never-before-told story of the heroic doctors, nurses — and patients — who fought to survive Hurricane Katrina at Charity Hospital ...

ISBN: 9781508018247

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Deadly Shipwrecks of the Powhattan & New Era on the Jersey Shore, The

by Captain Robert F. Bennett, Susan Leigh Bennett & Commander Timothy R. Dring

In 1854, two horrendous shipwrecks took place off the New Jersey coast. The Powhattan and the New Era were both American-flag sailing packet ships carrying hopeful European immigrants to new lives in America. The ships ran aground on the ...

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Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955

by Mary Shafer

ISBN: 1230001324709

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DIY Survival Hacks: Be Prepared for Disaster with DIY Household Techniques to Protect Your Family

Prepper's Stockpile & Survival Guide

by Michael Hansen

<p data-version='1.1'>Staying Safe and Secure</p><p>Do you worry about the state of the world today?  Many people do.</p><p>Who could blame them?  Geopolitical strife, regime instability, natural disasters, terrorism, ever-rising food prices, ...

ISBN: 9781386173229

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Earthquakes (Illustrations)

by Louis Pakiser & Kaye M. Shedlock

<p><strong>Example in this ebook</strong></p> <p><strong>Earthquakes in History</strong></p> <p>The scientific study of earthquakes is comparatively new. Until the 18th century, few factual descriptions of earthquakes were recorded, and the ...

ISBN: 1230000284668

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Environment : Never Come Mourning

by Free Ebooks Publishing

<p>&quot;Every arsonist has a twisted mind,&quot; said Chief Fire Marshal Pedley. But the tangled web of greed and lust that fashioned a monstrous funeral pyre in the Hotel Grolier was more than he could fathom</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000293571

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Etna

by G. F. Rodwell

<p>While preparing an account of MOUNT ETNA for the Encyclopedia Britannica, I was surprised to find that there exists no single work in the English language devoted to the history of the most famous volcano in the world. I was consequently ...

ISBN: 1230000348867

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Extinction Dialogs

How to Live with Death in Mind

by Carolyn Baker & Guy McPherson

<p><strong>REVIEWS</strong></p> <p><em>It takes great courage to speak the truth in this culture of lies. With the fate of so much life on this beautiful planet at stake, I am deeply grateful to Guy McPherson and Carolyn Baker for writing this

ISBN: 1230001310337

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Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered

by Moore, Richard

On September 16, 1999, rainfall from Hurricane Floyd swelled North Carolina's rivers, flooding tens of thousands of homes, businesses, and communities across the eastern third of the state; taking 52 lives; and causing an estimated $6 billion in

ISBN: 9781469624297

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