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Main Title Dark tide : the great Boston molasses flood of 1919 /
Author Puleo, Stephen.
Publisher Beacon Press,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52251394
ISBN 0807050202; 9780807050200
Subjects Boston (Mass.)--History--1865- ; Floods--Massachusetts--Boston--History--20th century. ; Industrial accidents--Massachusetts--Boston--History--20th century. ; Molasses industry--Accidents--Massachusetts--Boston--History--20th century. ; Alcohol industry--Accidents--Massachusetts--Boston--History--20th century.
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm031/2003010433.html
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  F73.5.P97 2003 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 09/10/2004 STATUS
Collation xi, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-248) and index.
Contents Notes Isaac's demons -- A monster in our midst -- Deadline on the waterfront -- Neighborhood weeping -- Along the Gulf Stream -- War and anarchy -- Heavy load -- Waves of terror -- Before -- Engulfed! -- "I am prepared to meet my God" -- Darkening skies -- David vs. Goliath -- "One of the worst catastrophes" -- Factor of safety -- "A sordid story" -- List of deceased. Chronicles the January 15, 1919 Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.
Place Published Boston, Mass :
PUB Date Free Form c2003.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2003010433
OCLC Time Stamp 20040907105736
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01260cam 2200313 a 45020