288 pages, 6 x 9
map infographic; approx. 22 bw photos
Release Date:12 Oct 2018

A Deadly Wind

The 1962 Columbus Day Storm

Oregon State University Press

A Deadly Wind is a deeply researched historical account of the most powerful non-tropical windstorm to ever strike the West Coast: The Columbus Day Storm of October 12, 1962, which plowed a path of destruction from the San Francisco Bay Area to British Columbia. Veteran journalist John Dodge tell stories of tragedy and heroism, loss and resilience, while drawing connections to climate science and more contemporary calamities, such as Superstorm Sandy.

John Dodge was a columnist, editorial page writer and investigative reporter for The Olympian, retiring in June 2015 from a journalism career that spanned 40 years. He lives in Olympia, Washington.
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