A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred Year History of America’s Hurricane
by Eric Jay Dolin
Hurricanes menace North America from June through November every year, each as powerful as 10,000 nuclear bombs. These megastorms will likely become more intense as the planet continues to warm, yet we too often treat them as local disasters and TV spectacles, unaware of how far-ranging their impact can be. As best-selling historian Eric Jay Dolin contends, we must look to our nations past if we hope to comprehend the consequences of the hurricanes of the future.