flood http://wshu.org en Historic Conn. flood central to new novel http://wshu.org/post/historic-conn-flood-central-new-novel <p>Fifty years ago, a massive flood devastated the city of Norwich, Connecticut.</p><p>In March of 1963, a dam at the city’s largest park collapsed and millions of gallons of water flooded the area, causing several deaths.&nbsp;</p><p>Author Wally Lamb grew up in Norwich. He's used the flood as a jumping off point for his latest novel, <em>We Are Water</em>. It's&nbsp; set in the fictional town of Three Rivers,&nbsp; based on Norwich and nearby New London and Willimantic</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:07:34 +0000 Tom Kuser & Dan Katz 7453 at http://wshu.org Historic Conn. flood central to new novel