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Disaster: Illustrated 200 Years of American Misfortune   book icon  
by Woody Gelman (1976)

read: 4 July 2016
rating: [+]
category: non-fiction

I’m not sure if “fun” is the right word but this is a great collection of disaster stories, many which were contemporary, that come from newspaper accounts at the time. While many of these records have been superceded, it’s still fascinating to learn about some old-tyme disasters and what caused them and what was going on in the world at the time.

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