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Erik Larson
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When did the train passengers who were taken to the Sante Fe Station realize that the situation was dire? What happened when two other trains tried to enter Galveston after the storm?

In what places did Isaac look for his wife? Why did he think it was important for his children that he find his wife's body? How did he identify her body?

What mistakes did the Weather Bureau make about the 1900 storm? Where did the Weather Bureau in Washington DC predict the storm was heading after it hit Florida?

Why was the topography and location of Galveston particularly vulnerable to a severe storm or hurricane? Why did Galveston lose communication with the outside world?

What were the estimates of the deaths caused by the 1900 storm in Galveston? Why were there different estimates about the number who died?

What caused the rift between Isaac...

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