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Swindletop
  Swindletop
Eakin Press, 2000

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What's it About?
Galveston, Texas, 1901. In the aftermath of a massive hurricane, teenagers Kitty and Jake, Jewish immigrants from Russia, meet up with a black boy, Jericho, who has strange powers he isn't sure he wants to possess. The three are involved in rebuilding Galveston after the storm and in the dramatic Texas oil boom that literally changes the world.

Reviews and Comments
"So much is happening...The clash of cultures is presented in a fascinating, nonjudgmental way." (Wichita Eagle)

For More Information
Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum

The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900

CNN: The Galveston Hurricane

 

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