Storm kings : the untold history of America's first tornado chasers / Lee Sandlin
E-Book | Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group | 2013
eBookId: 02DCA6A4-8234-48C9-9D2C-11357EB743D7

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Summary
A riveting tale of the weather's most vicious monster--the supercell tornado--that recreates the origins of meteorology, and the quirky, pioneering, weather-obsessed scientists who helped change America.
Contents
Ghost riders -- The pillar in the storm -- The thunder house. The electricians ; A little more of the marvelous ; To treat Master Franklin -- The storm war. The so-called tornado ; The philosophy of storms ; Under the map ; One dead, one exhausted, one converted ; The finger of God -- Red wind and tornado green. The great American desert ; The night watch ; Premonitory symptoms ; Violent local storms ; How to escape ; The desert is no more ; The book of failure ; An awful commotion -- The mystery of severe storms. Canvas and cellophane ; The unfriendly sky ; Visible effects of the invisible -- The wild hunt..
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9780307908162
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