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    Washed away : how the Great Flood of 1913, America's most widespread natural disaster, terrorized a nation and changed it forever / Geoff Williams.
    by Williams, Geoffrey, 1970-
    New York : Pegasus Books : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2013.
    Subjects
  • Floods -- Ohio -- History.
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  • Floods -- Ohio River Valley -- History.
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  • Floods -- United States -- 20th century.
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  • Natural disasters -- United States -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9781605984049 :
    1605984043 :
    Bib #: 
    840070
    Description: 
    xi, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
    Contents: 
    Sunday, March 23, 1913. Heading for the cellar -- Monday, March 24, 1913. The first flood deaths -- Tuesday, March 25, 1913. Some of the people in the way ; A time to run ; Everyone on their own ; That old college try ; From bad to worse ; Desperation ; Heartbreak -- Wednesday, March 26, 1913. Fighting back ; Waterworld ; Greed ; Children in harm's way ; Jittery nerves -- Thursday, March 27, 1913. Another long night ; Light at the end -- Friday, March 28, 1913. Water retreating -- Saturday, March 29, 1913. Cleaning up -- The days after the flood. Remember the promises in the attic.
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    Includes index.
    Summary: 
    The incredible story of a flood of near-biblical proportions-its destruction, its heroes and victims, and how it shaped America's natural-disaster policies for the next century. Fourteen states in all, along with every major and minor river east of the Mississippi.
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