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The incredible true story of America's most devastating twister

Author: Mark Levine
Publisher: London : Ebury Press : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed
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On April 3, 1974, over a sixteen-hour period, nature stepped forward with its display of mayhem, as an outbreak of 148 tornadoes descended on the US. The destruction wrought was horrifying. This title follows the path of a twin set of F5s - the rarest, and most deadly, category of tornado, and their impact on a cast of intertwined characters.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Levine
ISBN: 9780091900663 0091900662
OCLC Number: 851779680
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 320 pages : 8 illustrations ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Mark Levine.

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"Vivid, empathetic ... there's no chance of doing any fighting back against a tornado, as Levine expertly shows" * Daily Mail * "An interesting perspective of the political climate at that time" * Read more...

 
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