qAutumn gales have pursued mariners across the Great Lakes for centuries. On Friday, November 7, 1913, those gales captured their prey. After four days of winds up to 90 miles an hour, freezing temperatures, whiteout blizzard conditions, and mountainous seas, 19 ships had been lost, two dozen had been thrown ashore, 238 sailors were dead, and the city of Cleveland was confronting the worst natural disaster in its history. Writer and mariner David G. Brown combines narrative intensity with factual depth to re-create the events of the qperfect stormq that struck America's heartland.q--Publisher's description.Writer and mariner David G. Brown combines narrative intensity with factual depth to re-create the events of the aquot;perfect stormaquot; that struck Americaa#39;s heartland.aquot;--Publishera#39;s description.
|Author||:||David Geren Brown|