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Hurricane of independence the untold story of the deadly storm at the deciding moment of the American Revolution by Tony Williams

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Published by Sourcebooks in Naperville, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Hurricanes,
  • HISTORY

Book details:

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Hurricane of Independence is the fascinating untold story of the opening of the American Revolution amidst the devastation of a brutal storm.

Edition Notes

StatementTony Williams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC945 .W56 2008eb
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (xviii, 299 p.)
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25540399M
ISBN 101402219970, 1402212283
ISBN 109781402219979, 9781402212284
OCLC/WorldCa298711182

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And unbeknowst to them, as September opened, a powerful hurricane was making its way across the Atlantic, one that would test the colonists' strength, resolve, and faith in the ane of Independence is the untold story of a violent storm and the violent birth of a : Sourcebooks, Inc. Hurricane of Independence. MP3 audio - Standard Price: $ Request Download. Jane Hampton Cook talked about her book Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Author POV – Hurricane of Independence: Natural Event or the Hand of God? By Tony Williams. When a deadly storm crashed ashore in the early days of the American Revolution, some saw it as a natural disaster; others swore it was the work of God, meant to affirm the colonists in their struggle for liberty.   Editorial Reviews. Nathaniel Philbrick demonstrates once again with In the Hurricane's Eye that he is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution.5/5(4).

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