Williamsburg Regional Library

Superstorm Sandy, Lynn Peppas - reinforced library binding

"By the time Sandy had hit New York City on October 22, 2012, it had left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Affecting 24 U.S. states, Sandy is the second-costliest superstorm in United States history. This informative book follows the timeline of the superstorm and features personal accounts by those who experienced the destruction in many New York City and New Jersey neighborhoods. Topics include: - how Superstorm Sandy developed - the response by state and federal relief agencies - the effects on air travel, subway transit, electricity, and the New York Stock Exchange - the recovery and rebuilding"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
What is a hurricane? -- How Sandy formed -- Preparing for Sandy -- Flooding -- Supersizing Sandy -- Sand and snow -- Landfall: New Jersey -- Sea Bright devastation -- Coastal damage -- Inland floods -- Landfall: New York City -- NYC's transit system -- Long Island -- Breezy Point, Queens -- Red Hook, Brooklyn -- Manhattan hospitals -- Staten Island -- Staten Island help -- Rebuilding after Sandy -- Future superstorms
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
48 pages, color illustrations, color maps, 29 cm.

Library Locations

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    7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US