Freaks of the Storm


Extremes of nature have always inspired curiosity, fear and reverence - from Old Testament tales of fire-and-brimstone to modern natural catastrophes. Even in societies where the elements seem to be predictable or tamed, nature's awesome capacity still has the ability to shock; and when the weather does something unusual, human reason can often seem insufficient in explaining it. How, for example can phenomena like "blood rain", which has been documented by such historically and geographically disparate figures as Plutarch, Saint Gregory of Tours and Reverend Thomas Short really happen? Now, in climatoligist Randy Cerveny's first book, we learn of real, documented stories such as these: Odd occurrences of read more

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ISBN:

9781740664004

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

RRP:

$22.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 March 2006

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Randy Cerveny