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The Resource Massachusetts disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Larry Pletcher, with additional stories by David J. Krajicek

Massachusetts disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Larry Pletcher, with additional stories by David J. Krajicek

Label
Massachusetts disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival
Title
Massachusetts disasters
Title remainder
true stories of tragedy and survival
Statement of responsibility
Larry Pletcher, with additional stories by David J. Krajicek
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Experience Massachusett's most catastrophic events and, from the safety of your armchair, witness the vivid moments that changed the state forever"--
Assigning source
back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pletcher, Larry
Dewey number
974.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F64
LC item number
.P55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Krajicek, David J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Massachusetts
Label
Massachusetts disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Larry Pletcher, with additional stories by David J. Krajicek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The massacre at Turners Falls: America's roots of Manifest Destiny -- The wreck of the brig St. John: "poor creatures" perish on Irish famine ship -- Collapse of Minot's ledge lighthouse: keepers warned of danger; no one listened -- Boston Harbor's worst shipwreck: the sinking of the Maritana -- One man' courage: the wreck of the Eveline Treat -- The great Revere disaster: crash on the Eastern Railroad -- Wholesale ruin: the great Boston fire -- The Mill River flood: failure of the Williamsburg Dam -- The Granite Mill No. 1 fire: women, children die, blocked by wall of flames -- Calamity at Devil's Bridge Reef: the City of Columbus tragedy -- Suburban nightmare: the collapse of Bussey Bridge -- The Benchmark winter storm: trapped by a blizzard -- Birth of the deadliest killer: the Spanish influenza -- The Battle of Orleans: u-boat attack on Cape Cod -- A sticky situation: the great molasses flood -- Washed away: the failure of the Wheeler Dam -- Water over the dam: the Connecticut River floods -- Record-breaking storm: the New England hurricane -- Twelve minutes of hell: the Cocoanut Grove fire -- It couldn't hapen here: the Worcester tornado -- The greatest rescue in maritime history: the sinking of the Andrea Doria -- Sixteen-story rescue: building collapse in Brighton -- Slow-motion disaster: the sinking of the Argo Merchant -- Wind, waves, and snow: the great whiteout -- Underground miracle: collision at Back Bay Station
Control code
on1000150883
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781493028764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2017037600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1000150883
  • (OCoLC)1000150883
Label
Massachusetts disasters : true stories of tragedy and survival, Larry Pletcher, with additional stories by David J. Krajicek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The massacre at Turners Falls: America's roots of Manifest Destiny -- The wreck of the brig St. John: "poor creatures" perish on Irish famine ship -- Collapse of Minot's ledge lighthouse: keepers warned of danger; no one listened -- Boston Harbor's worst shipwreck: the sinking of the Maritana -- One man' courage: the wreck of the Eveline Treat -- The great Revere disaster: crash on the Eastern Railroad -- Wholesale ruin: the great Boston fire -- The Mill River flood: failure of the Williamsburg Dam -- The Granite Mill No. 1 fire: women, children die, blocked by wall of flames -- Calamity at Devil's Bridge Reef: the City of Columbus tragedy -- Suburban nightmare: the collapse of Bussey Bridge -- The Benchmark winter storm: trapped by a blizzard -- Birth of the deadliest killer: the Spanish influenza -- The Battle of Orleans: u-boat attack on Cape Cod -- A sticky situation: the great molasses flood -- Washed away: the failure of the Wheeler Dam -- Water over the dam: the Connecticut River floods -- Record-breaking storm: the New England hurricane -- Twelve minutes of hell: the Cocoanut Grove fire -- It couldn't hapen here: the Worcester tornado -- The greatest rescue in maritime history: the sinking of the Andrea Doria -- Sixteen-story rescue: building collapse in Brighton -- Slow-motion disaster: the sinking of the Argo Merchant -- Wind, waves, and snow: the great whiteout -- Underground miracle: collision at Back Bay Station
Control code
on1000150883
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781493028764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2017037600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1000150883
  • (OCoLC)1000150883

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