Goodreads Rating: 4.16
Author: Gary McKay
Category: Nonfiction
Published: December 3rd 2005 by Allen & Unwin Academic (first published April 2002)
Pages: 232 pages
Language English

On Christmas Day 1974, Australia woke up to the news that Darwin had been flattened by Cyclone Tracy. Only hours before, the town of Darwin was winding down for the holiday season.

Like many people that day, Josephine Foreman spent the morning cooking a large turkey for Christmas lunch; Geoff Crane took the opportunity to finish some last-minute Christmas shopping. Reports of an approaching cyclone were taken lightly - after all, the last cyclone had been little more than a storm with a bit more wind. Besides, it was Christmas...

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