Press Kit

This is the place to find the latest press releases and news coverage about the book, along with photos and other press kit elements.

General

Images

Follow these links to find print-quality photo images of the book cover, the author and selected images from the flood of 1955.

  • Book Cover Image – This link will pull up a high resolution color image of the book’s cover, suitable for print reproduction.
  • Author Photos – high resolution photos of Mary Shafer
  • Selected 1955 flood images – These images are similar to those in the text, most lent by the owners of private collections. They are used by permission of the owners, and are offered for use in reviews and related media coverage ONLY. The are not to be used in any other published material in print or online, and the copyrights to these images are still held by the owners. If you use them in reviews or feature articles, please credit these generous folks.

Multimedia

Including video and audio related to Devastation on the Delaware.


 Devastation on the Delaware In The News

RamslandBlog

Author Mary Shafer guest posts on Psycho-Forensic author Katherine Ramsland’s blog, “Shadow Boxing” – Fierce Weather and a Legacy of Loss


BCHclip

CLIPPING:  Bucks County Herald: Author Mary Shafer presents on the Flood of 1955 at the New Hope Free Library – Page D5 (41)


Home Movie made in Easton, PA at the time of the flood in 1955

Courtesy Mike Flynn

Watch here


MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATIVE RESOURCES

US WEATHER BUREAU PRELIMINARY REPORT – HURRICANES CONNIE & DIANE AUG. 17-20, 1955

BRAINY HISTORY – HURRICANE DIANE EVENT

WIKIPEDIA: FLOOD OF 1955 – CONNECTICUT

HPC/NOAA HURRICANE DIANE – ABSTRACT & MAPS

NOAA – THE FLOODS OF HURRICANES CONNIE AND DIANE

WIKIPEDIA – 1955 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON