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The Great Louisville Tornado of 1890

On March 27, 1890, a devastating storm moved over the Ohio River Valley, spawning dozens of deadly tornados. The most powerful of these twisters touched down in Louisville, carving a path of unprecedented destruction from Main Street to the end …


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The Great Flood of 1937: Rising Waters, Soaring Spirits

“Like San Francisco’s earthquake and Baltimore’s fire, the flood of 1937 became a Louisville benchmark; modern Louisville started with it.” So said Harper’s Weekly, and most historians agree. Seventy years ago, in January 1937, the Ohio River flooded in biblical …



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Unbreakable: Louisville’s Inspired 2013 Championship Run

Louisville’s win over Michigan in the 2013 NCAA championship game was the culmination of a basketball season few Cardinal fans will ever forget, and this commemorative book takes fans through the team’s amazing journey, from their “Battle of the Bluegrass” …



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Diane Sawyer: Women of Achievement Series

– Profiles the lives and careers of women whose accomplishments have contributed to our society– Fully illustrated with photographs and paintings More… List Price: $ 13.25 Best Price: Own it! Find More Diane Sawyer Products


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Zachary Taylor: 12th American President

The rough-hewn general who rose to the nation’s highest office, and whose presidency witnessed the first political skirmishes that would lead to the Civil WarZachary Taylor was a soldier’s soldier, a man who lived up to his nickname, “Old Rough …


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The Rum Diary: A Novel

Begun in 1959 by a twenty-two-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliantly tangled love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent alcoholic lust in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s. The …