Hurricane Audrey: The Deadly Storm of 1957

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Overview
This narrative re-creates Hurricane Audrey through the eyes of the survivors in a combination of suspense, family drama, and the struggle for life over death. In the midnight hours of June 27, 1957, the hurricane exploded in intensity and speed, slamming into the sleeping coast at dawn'12 hours ahead of its predicted landfall. Many unsuspecting residents woke that morning to find water already inside their homes. Their ordeal transports the reader back to 1957 with a new appreciation and understanding of how Cameron Parish residents clung to life during the category-four storm.
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ISBN: 9781589804586
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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State: Louisiana
Series: Hurricane Series
Images: 25
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Cathy C. Post was born in Texas but spent only three years of her life there before her family moved to Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mrs. Post stayed in Lake Charles through college, attending McNeese State University. She graduated with a degree in home economics and business and went on to teach kindergarten and high school for several years. However, she learned that
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