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1,000-Year Flood: Destruction, Loss, Rescue, And Redemption Along The Mississippi River
1,000-Year Flood: Destruction, Loss, Rescue, And Redemption Along The Mississippi River
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An inspiring story of the epic 2008 floods and one devastated communitys will to rebuild nbsp; Every year, flooding wreaks havoc across much of the Midwest. But the floods of 2008 were on a scale unlike anything seen in generations. From Minnesota to Missouri, Illinois to Iowa, the Thousand Year Floods of 2008as some climatologists called themcaused tens of billions of dollars of damage. The human stories associated with this epic event that affected the Mississippi River and its tributaries are riveting. nbsp; The 1,000-Year Floodis a powerful tale of heroism, of heart-wrenching loss, and of hope. Looking at the epic events of the summer of 2008and, in particular, at the devastated city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and its will to rebuildStephen Lyons weaves a compelling and inspiring narrative set against the backdrop of a millennium of natural disasters in the region. He asks: What does the flooding mean for residents who face it year after year? Are the affected areas ignored because theyre fly-over states      

Author: Stephen J. Lyons

Language: English

Edition: First

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Globe Pequot

Publication Date: 2010-08-03

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Stephen J. Lyons (Edition: First) Paperback