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Storm Kings
The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers
Written by Lee Sandlin

Storm Kings
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Category: History - United States; Nature - Weather; Biography & Autobiography - Adventurers & Explorers
Imprint: Pantheon
Format: Hardcover
Pub Date: March 2013
Price: $26.95
Can. Price: $32.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-37852-1 (0-307-37852-7)
Pages: 304
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.


CONTENTS

 
Contents

Introduction: Ghost Riders
Prologue: The Pillar in the Storm 
Part I The Thunder House
    1.  The Electricians 
    2.  A Little More of the Marvelous 
    3.  To Treat Master Franklin      
Part II The Storm War
    4.  The So-Called Tornado   
    5.  The Philosophy of Storms   
    6.  Under the Map     
    7.  One Dead, One Exhausted, One Converted 
    8.  The Finger of God   
Part III Red Wind and Tornado Green
    9.  The Great American Desert   
  10.  The Night Watch   
  11.  Premonitory Symptoms   
  12.  Violent Local Storms 
  13.  How to Escape 
  14.  The Desert Is No More  
  15.  The Book of Failure 
  16.  An Awful Commotion  
Part IV The Mystery of Severe Storms
  17. Canvas and Cellophane 
  18. The Unfriendly Sky   
  19. Visible Effects of the Invisible
Epilogue: The Wild Hunt 
A Note on Sources  
Acknowledgments





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