Al Roker

Al Roker is known to more than 30 million TV viewers and has won 13 Emmy Awards, 10 for his work on NBC's Today. He also hosts "Wake Up with Al," a weekday morning program on the Weather Channel. A New York Times bestselling author, Roker lives in Manhattan with his wife, ABC News and "20/20" correspondent Deborah Roberts, and has two daughters and a son.

Al Roker

Books by Al Roker

by Al Roker - History, Nonfiction

On the afternoon of September 8, 1900, 200-mile-per-hour winds and 15-foot waves slammed into Galveston, the prosperous and growing port city on Texas’s Gulf Coast. By dawn the next day, when the storm had passed, the city that existed just hours before was gone. Shattered, grief-stricken survivors emerged to witness a level of destruction never before seen: 8,000 corpses littered the streets and were buried under the massive wreckage. In less than 24 hours, one storm destroyed a major American metropolis --- and awakened a nation to the terrifying power of nature.