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A CONTINENT OF ISLANDS. Searching for the Caribbean Destiny.
Edition: 2nd printing.
Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1992. dj. Hardcover - A wide-ranging collection of Caribbean vignettes, historical, personal, and cultural. With photographs and suggestions for further reading. Map. Index, 324 pp. ISBN: 0-201-523965.
Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)Book ID: 5516More details Price: $28.00
ISAAC'S STORM: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History.
Edition: First printing.
New York Crown, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Based on the diaries of Isaac Monroe Cline and on contemporary accounts. This is the fascinating story of the early years of the US Weather Bureau and especially of the first big challenge that bureau faced - the horrific hurricane that hit and destroyed the thriving city of Galveston, Texas in 1900 - and of the man, Isaac Cline, who said it would never happen. 323 pp with notes, sources, and index. Maps. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-609-602330.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Interesting pencilled (erasable) gift inscription "For -- to honor your two weeks of service to victims of Hurricane Katrina."Book ID: 73651More details Price: $18.00