Just after midnight on March 13, 1928 the St. Francis Dam gave way,
releasing a 160-foot-high wall of water. It was the worst American
civil engineering disaster of the twentieth century. Everything In
Its Path tells the story of Kate, an archaeologist's daughter, who
is helping excavate a Chumash Indian site below the dam when she
makes an alarming discovery: the dam is leaking Intertwined with
Kate's story is that of the prehistoric Chumash settlement. Tribe
member Singing Bird is tormented by dreams of water, and her
village being swept away. But leader Lone Wolf belittles her
premonitions, and threatens her if she speaks out. As storm clouds
gather, Singing Bird must decide whether to submit to Lone Wolf or
try to save the tribe from the awful event she foresees. Across the
centuries the two girls' fates are drawn together, culminating in a
remarkable discovery as they struggle to save their loved ones from
a force that will sweep away Everything In Its Path.
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