Used. Paperback. Experience one of the most remarkable true-life tales of the 20th century with Erik Larson's "Isaac's Storm". Through impeccable research and narrative skill, Larson brings to life the horrific Galveston hurricane of 1900, which killed over 6,000 people in the span of 12 hours. Learn about the history of Galveston, one of the fastest-growing cities of the 19th century, and the riveting tale of the brave meteorologist, Isaac Cline, who predicted the storm's violent track.