344 pp., 8 x 10, 167 halftones, 4 figs., 51 maps, 2 tables, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5531-4
Published: July 2019
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-0833-4
Published: June 2013
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About the Author
Jay Barnes is director of development for the North Carolina Aquarium Society. He is author of four books on hurricanes, including Florida’s Hurricane History, and often appears on media outlets such as The Weather Channel, NBC Nightly News, and The Discovery Channel.
For more information about Jay Barnes, visit the Author Page.
"Packed with information. . . . Examines the lives and communities affected by hurricanes and the growth that makes them more economically devastating. . . . An intense and emotional narrative."--Coastwatch
"This is a wonderful work of geography, history, and--for those who lived through some of these storms--maybe even a bit of nostalgia."--Durham Herald Sun
"[This book] remains the only comprehensive history of hurricanes in the Tar Heel State, from the great storm of 1586. [This edition] adds the storms of the new millennium, including a long discussion of superstorm Sandy, which skirted our coast only to pound New York State and New Jersey."--Wilmington Star News
“[A] wonderful book about hurricanes that have impacted the Tar Heel State. . . . A great book for native North Carolinians and transplants alike.”--Southern Pines Pilot
"Find out just how vulnerable North Carolina has been to these powerful storms."--Greg Fishel, WRAL-TV meteorologist