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UBC Press Fall 2018 Trade Catalogue, featuring selections from our distributed publishers

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A Deadly Wind
The 1962 Columbus Day Storm
By (author): John Dodge
9780870719288 Paperback, Trade English General Trade : Age (years) from 0 - 99 NATURE / Natural Disasters Oct 12, 2018
$24.95 CAD
Active 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78 mm | 420 gr 288 pages map infographic; approx. 22 bw photos Oregon State University Press

Veteran journalist John Dodge tell stories of tragedy and heroism, loss and resilience, in the aftermath of the 1962 Columbus Day Storm, which plowed a path of destruction from the San Francisco Bay Area to British Columbia.



A Deadly Wind is a deeply researched historical account of the most powerful non-tropical windstorm to ever strike the West Coast: The Columbus Day Storm of October 12, 1962, which plowed a path of destruction from the San Francisco Bay Area to British Columbia. Veteran journalist John Dodge tell stories of tragedy and heroism, loss and resilience, while drawing connections to climate science and more contemporary calamities, such as Superstorm Sandy.

John Dodge was a columnist, editorial page writer and investigative reporter for The Olympian, retiring in June 2015 from a journalism career that spanned 40 years. He lives in Olympia, Washington.

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