Catastrophe! The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time Stephen J. Spignesi

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Catastrophe! The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time  by  Stephen J. Spignesi

Catastrophe! The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time by Stephen J. Spignesi
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Some of the most harrowing calamities include:- The great China earthquake of 1556, which claimed 830,000 lives- The Irish Potato Famine of 1846, which decimated that countrys population, resulting in the deaths of 1,000,000 people from starvationMoreSome of the most harrowing calamities include:- The great China earthquake of 1556, which claimed 830,000 lives- The Irish Potato Famine of 1846, which decimated that countrys population, resulting in the deaths of 1,000,000 people from starvation and illness- The London Killer Fog of 1952, which left 12,000 dead and set the stage for the 1963 Clean Air Act in the USA- Hurricane Andrew, which swept through South Florida in 1992, packing winds of 190 miles per hour and causing huge loss of life and $30 billion worth of damage- Will appeal to readers of recent bestsellers focusing on disasters such as The Perfect Storm, Isaacs Storm, and Triangle



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