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Out of the blue : a history of lightning : science, superstition, and amazing stories of survival

Author: John S Friedman
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fire from the sky -- The mountain climber : the ascent -- An awesome flame -- Storm chaser -- Franklin's heretical rod -- The odd couple -- The mountain climber : the summit -- Unexpected consequences -- Medical detectives -- Angels -- The mountain climber : the descent.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John S Friedman
ISBN: 9780385341158 0385341156
OCLC Number: 185095421
Description: x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Fire from the sky --
The mountain climber : the ascent --
An awesome flame --
Storm chaser --
Franklin's heretical rod --
The odd couple --
The mountain climber : the summit --
Unexpected consequences --
Medical detectives --
Angels --
The mountain climber : the descent.
Responsibility: John Friedman.
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Fire from the sky -- The mountain climber : the ascent -- An awesome flame -- Storm chaser -- Franklin's heretical rod -- The odd couple -- The mountain climber : the summit -- Unexpected consequences -- Medical detectives -- Angels -- The mountain climber : the descent.

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A study of the folklore, social aspects, and science of lightning

by DenverJeffrey (WorldCat user published 2008-06-04) Very Good Permalink
Based largely on interviews, this work is a comprehensive study of lightning’s human aspects. Friedman, a journalist and documentary film producer, gathers the stories of lightning strike survivors, many of whom are religious and see a divine purpose in their survival. The book also summarizes lightning...
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