HISTORY BOOK REPORT

HISTORY BOOK REPORT - History Book Review Hemmingway's...

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History – Book Review Hemmingway’s Hurricane Hemmingway’s Hurricane was written by Phil Scott in 2006 and was published by The McGraw-Hill Companies. The book chronicles the events and people that led up to the great Florida Keys storm of 1935 and the turmoil suffered during and after. On the first page of the book, Scott has placed a quote. Read, “All our ignorance brings us nearer to death.” by T.S. Eliot. The stage is now set. Scott, before even beginning the story, has already told us what he means to accomplish with this book. According to Scott, the Florida Keys storm of 1935 was one of the most immense errors of human judgment in our history. Scott is attempting to teach us one of the most important lessons in history: to learn from our mistakes, and try our hardest to not make them again. If ignorance is bliss, death is its long lost companion. When reading Hemmingway’s Hurricane you feel as if it is you, not the actual victim that is enduring nature’s torture. Even though the book was written to give the
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course HIST HIST101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '05 term at Texas San Antonio.

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