Infinite Monster: New Hurricane Ike Book

A history of Hurricane Ike in Galveston.
Making landfall in June:
Infinite Monster:
Courage, Hope, and Resurrection
in the face of one of America’s Largest Hurricanes

“Scores of private interviews expose the politics of recovery, the destitution of loss, and the revelry of rebirth. Award-winning Galveston County Daily News reporters Leigh Jones and Rhiannon Meyers deliver the story about one of America’s largest hurricanes through the voices of those who lived it.”

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  • We are open today our regular hours, until 6 p.m. By the looks of this weather you'll be at the beach. We can't blame you for that!,
  • In 1925, Texas governor Pat Neff sat the country's first all-woman State Supreme Court to hear one case. (Texas Obscurities by E. R. Bills),
  • Richard Hall is signing his guide book to the Texas Lighthouses today from 3 to 5: ,
  • "The good thing about Beaumont in September is that it isn't Beaumont in August." -- Jim Sanderson, Nothing to Lose,
  • "Nothing to Lose" by Jim Sanderson is a swell private-eye yarn set in nearby Beaumont. Fun murder mystery! ,