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Storm kings : the untold history of America's first tornado chasers /

by Sandlin, Lee.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxv, 266 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780307378521; 0307378527.Subject(s): Tornadoes | Storm chasers
Contents:
Introduction: Ghost riders -- Prologue: The pillar in the storm -- The thunder house -- The storm war -- Red wind and tornado green -- The mystery of severe storms -- Epilogue: The wild hunt.
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.
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Map on lining papers.

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.

Introduction: Ghost riders -- Prologue: The pillar in the storm -- The thunder house -- The storm war -- Red wind and tornado green -- The mystery of severe storms -- Epilogue: The wild hunt.

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