Montana Disasters: Fires, Floods, and Other Catastrophes

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Pruett Publishing, 2001 - 204 pages
"On the other side of the giant landslide, most of the campers were awakened by the heaving and twisting ground....The night was punctuated with cries from people who could not find their family members. One young man was pinned in a sitting position between the family car and trailer, and his father and fellow camper tried frantically to free him as the water rose. Just as the water reached the boy's chin, the trailer shifted enough so that he could be pulled free"--From Chapter One, "The Night the Earth Moved"

"Montana Disasters" is a real-life thriller. It will leave you with the breathless sense of how it feels to be caught in mining catastrophes, flash floods, train wrecks, and more. It will expose you to the sorrow and elation of victims' friends and families. Taut with the fury of calamities and the courageous efforts of men and women to save lives, "Montana Disasters" takes you to the scenes where the forces of nature and humans wreaked havoc.

 

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Contents

A Disaster by Any Other Name xiii
1
The Battle at the Little Bighorn
69
Buttes Big Explosion
167
and Other Catastrophes Calamities and Tragedies
187
Appendix
195
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About the author (2001)

Molly Searl lives in Livingston, Montana.

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