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Author Gearing, Amanda, author.

Title The torrent : a true story of heroism and survival / Amanda Gearing
Edition Updated edition
Published St Lucia, Queensland. : University of Queensland Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Machine generated contents note: From drought to flood -- Spring Bluff -- Murphys Creek -- Toowoomba -- Withcott -- Postmans Ridge -- Helidon -- Carpendale -- Grantham -- aftermath -- Rebuilding -- Controversy -- Five years on -- Appendices -- 1. Flash flood precautions -- 2. Why report on trauma?
Summary ASix years on from Queensland's tragic inland tsunami', this new edition of The Torrent The Torrent is a unique and powerful account of human courage in the face of the devastating forces of nature. In this expanded and updated new edition, Gearing re-interviews the survivors to discover how they are getting on, recounts the traumatic findings of the Grantham inquiry, and captures the enduring and resilient spirit of the communities affected
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 27, 2017)
Subject Disaster victims -- Australia -- Lockyer Valley (Qld.) -- Anecdotes
Disaster victims -- Australia -- Toowoomba (Qld.) -- Anecdotes
Disasters -- Australia -- Lockyer Valley (Qld.)
Disasters -- Australia -- Toowoomba (Qld.)
Floods -- Australia -- Lockyer Valley (Qld.)
Floods -- Australia -- Queensland
Floods -- Australia -- Toowoomba (Qld.)
Disaster victims.
Queensland -- Toowoomba.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0702258717