The Johnstown Flood

Format: CDS [Unabridged]
Our Price: $39.95

ISBN: 9780743540865   ITEM#: E8P086
The tragedy could have been prevented, but nobody paid attention. When the crumbling dam finally burst, on May 31, 1889, 2,200 people died. In this absorbing portrait of disaster and overweening confidence, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author presents a powerful historical lesson: people in responsible positions aren't necessarily behaving responsibly. "An excellent production. The story told by McCullough and brought to life in Herrmann's sonorous voice is a grippingtale."—AudioFile