Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America’s Hurricanes


SKU: 9781631499067
Author: Dolin, Eric Jay
Publication Date: 06/01/2021
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


Weaving together tales of tragedy and folly, of heroism and scientific progress, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin shows how hurricanes have time and again determined the course of American history, from the nameless storms that threatened the New World voyages to our own era of global warming and megastorms. Along the way, Dolin introduces a rich cast of unlikely heroes, and forces us to reckon with the reality that future storms will likely be worse, unless we reimagine our relationship with the planet.