He wrote the book about the Blizzard of '77

Erno Rossi wrote White Death
Posted at 10:01 AM, Jan 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-28 10:01:59-05

Erno Rossi was a history teacher forty years ago. He experience the Blizzard of '77 from his Port Colborne, Ontario home on Lake Erie. "I saw this big wall of white coming across the lake" Erno remembers.

With it's 70 mph wind gusts, sub-zero wind chill and mountains of snow drifts, the Blizzard of '77 left Buffalo paralyzed for nearly two weeks. Erno Rossi says that the storm was just as bad on his side of the lake and it inspired him to create what is considered to be the first and best book ever  written about the storm. He called it "White Death".

Explaining, Erno says about the title "the storm received attention all over the world. In East Africa they did not have a term for blizzard, so they called the storm White Death"

He published the book himself and the first year it sold five thousand hard copies and ten thousand paperbacks. White Death is a one of a kind book about a one of a kind storm.

You can find more information about Erno Rossi at his website.