384 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 86 halftones, 17 maps, 1 table, index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-6630-3
Published: June 2022
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-6746-1
Published: March 2022
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In recounting the rich hurricane history of the Carolinas, from the mountains to the coast, Barnes urges readers to consider the storms to come and profiles how a warming planet and rising seas will affect future Carolina hurricanes.
About the Author
Jay Barnes, president and CEO of the North Carolina Aquarium Society, lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is author of several books on hurricanes 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.
"Barnes offers an illuminating and compelling account of the Carolinas’ most recent storm disasters, Matthew and Florence, as well as thirteen other memorable hurricanes . . . In Barnes’s hands, the examination of these powerful tropical cyclones leads to a broader view of the history of the Carolinas, revealing not only their terrifying and deadly consequences but also the perseverance of the region’s people in the face of such devastation."—Yale Climate Connections
“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
"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