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Dark Wind: A True Account of Hurricane Gloria's Assault on Fire Island

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In a panoramic account of nature in all its inexplicable, sublime fury, Jiler tells of ten brave people who refused to evacuate Fire Island--staying instead to try to protect its unique ecological environment--as the worst storm to hit the East Coast in 50 years prepared to make landfall.
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by St. Martin's Press (first published July 1993)
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Sandra Strange
This disaster story of the hurricane Gloria's devastation of Fire Island, off the shores of Long Island, isn't recommended because the author concentrates on the sexual proclivities of a couple of actual inhabitants who suffered through the storm, one of whom represents the conclave of homosexuals on the island. unpleasant and rather crude, so I ended up skimming/scanning after the first 50 pages.
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