Waterproof by Judith Redline Coopey

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Waterproof, a historical fiction by Judith Redline Coopey, paints the story of a woman who survived the Johnstown flood of 1889. Our reviewer, Denise Holliday Damico, is a professor of history at St. Francis University near Johnstown. Damico specializes in water history and has assigned class projects on the flood.

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Dr. Michael Kopanic
Nov 07, 2012

Professor Damico did a nice job of briefly explaining how this historical novel could bring to life the atmosphere and attitudes after the Johnstown Flood.  It would be interesting to find out the sources of Ms. Coopey’s research in preparing background for this novel.

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