Dark Water Rising

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.32 hours)
Product Number: Z100026488
Released: Dec 18, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780739361702
Narrator/s: Stephen Hoye
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

You'd think every dang person from Lampasas to Houston wanted to go to Galveston this hot August day. Everyone but Seth. Galveston, Texas, may be the booming city of the brand-new twentieth century, filled with opportunites for all, but to Seth it is the end of a dream. He longs to be a carpenter like his father, yet Papa has moved the family to Galveston so that Seth can become a doctor. Still, the last few weeks of summer might not be so bad. Seth has landed his first real job as a builder, and there's that girl across the street, the one with the sun-bright hair. Things seem to be looking up...?ntil a storm warning is raised one sweltering afternoon. They say a north wind always brings change, but no one could ever have imagined this. Set during the Galveston Storm of 1900, this is an unforgettable story of survival in the face of natural disaster.

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Author(s): Marian Hale
Original Publish Date: Dec 18, 2007

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Author(s): Marian Hale
Product Number EB00102304
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429981620

Professional reviews

"Marian Hale brings to life the devastating hurricane that virtually obliterated Galveston, Texas, in 1900. Stephen Hoye is the voice of 17-year-old Seth, who arrives in Galveston with his family in late August just before the storm. One of Hoye's gifts is his ability to give voice to boys growing into manhood, who are searching for their own identities as they yearn to be accepted as adults in their families. Hoye conveys the frustration of an eldest son feeling put-upon when called to care for his younger sibling, the shyness of his "first love," and the unbelievable devastation of the storm of the century, which he witnesses. While recommended for older children, this story will hold the interest of listeners of any age. N.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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