Dark Tide

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 0807096679
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Chronicles the January 15, 1919 Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.

The Boston Italians

Author: Steve Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 080705044X
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In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the ...

A History Of Civilization In 50 Disasters History In 50

Author: Gale Eaton
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing
ISBN: 0884484076
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1918: Influenza Kills More Than World War I Barry, John M. The Great Influenza:
The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History. New York: Penguin, 2005. ...
Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919. Boston: New Beacon
Press, ...

Ordinary Reactions To Extraordinary Events

Author: Ray Broadus Browne
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879728342
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"Dark Tide: The Great Molasses Tragedy of 1919." Boston Magazine Nov. 1993:
77-79+. Bluthardt, Robert. "Wave of Death." Firehouse June 1983: 86-88+.
Boston. Boston Elevated Company, Maintenance of Way Department. Report by

The Barnes Review

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The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 Dark Tide: Shortly after noon on
January 15, 1919, a 50-foot tall steel tank filled with 2.3 million gallons of
molasses collapsed on Boston's waterfront, disgorging its contents in a 15-fbot-
high wave that ...

A City So Grand

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780807001493
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These stories paint a portrait of a half century of progress, leadership, and influence that turned a New England town into a world class city, giving us the Boston of today.

Due To Enemy Action

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Untreed Reads
ISBN: 161187310X
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Based on previously classified government documents, military records, personal interviews, and letters between crew members and their families, this is the saga of the courageous survival of ordinary sailors when their ship was torpedoed ...

American Disasters

Author: Ballard C. Campbell
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The Great Molasses Flood. Mah- wah, N.J.: Troll Communications, 1998. Puleo,
Stephen. Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919. Boston: Beacon
Press, 2004. At approximately 11:15 p.m. on June 2, 1919, a bomb composed of