The massive destruction wreaked by the Hurricane of 1938 dwarfed that of the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Mississippi floods of 1927, making the storm the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Now, R.A. Scotti tells the story.
R. A. Scotti is the author of three previous works of nonfiction, including Basilica: The Splendor and the Scandal-Building St. Peter's and Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938, and four novels. She lives in New York City.
""A fascinating book, a bit like The Perfect Storm "but more compelling. Even for those who have read other books about the hurricane, this is a page-turner."