Download e-book for iPad: And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas by Bonar Menninger

By Bonar Menninger

a beautiful, Illustrated Account of Devastation and Survival within the Wake of 1 of America?s such a lot damaging Tornados

Colossal bushes snap like matchsticks. a big orange fireball explodes within the funnel's black middle. Horses are sucked up and spit out alive via 200-mile-per-hour winds. those have been quite a few of the scenes that spread out on June eight, 1966, while a huge EF-5 twister reduce a 22-mile swath throughout jap Kansas and immediately via Topeka?Kansas's capital urban. while it used to be over, sixteen humans have been lifeless, greater than 500 have been injured, and estate harm had reached $100 million, making the twister the main harmful in U.S. heritage as much as that point.

That fateful day comes again to lifestyles in And Hell With It: existence and dying in a Kansas twister. writer Bonar Menninger has interviewed dozens of survivors to build a tightly woven narrative that conveys in gut-wrenching aspect what it is like whilst nature careens uncontrolled and traditional humans face remarkable, life-threatening occasions. The ebook gains dozens of outstanding images, in addition to a chain of attractive, hand-drawn maps that position readers along members within the publication because the twister approaches.

Show description

Read or Download And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado PDF

Best environmental science books

Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation by Sunil Nautiyal,K.S. Rao,Harald Kaechele,K.V. Raju,Ruediger PDF

Weather switch is largely famous as a key environmental factor affecting social and ecological platforms around the world. on the Cancun summit of the United international locations Framework conference on weather Change’s sixteenth convention, the events together agreed that the susceptible teams quite in constructing nations and whose livelihood relies on land use practices are the commonest sufferers as quite often their actions are formed through the weather.

Download e-book for iPad: The Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental by Ben A. Minteer

InThe panorama of Reform Ben Minteer deals a clean and provocative studying of the highbrow foundations of yankee environmentalism, concentrating on the paintings and legacy of 4 vital conservation and making plans thinkers within the first half the 20 th century: Liberty Hyde Bailey, a forgotten determine within the innovative conservation circulate; city and nearby making plans theorist Lewis Mumford; Benton MacKaye, the forester and conservationist who proposed the Appalachian path within the Twenties; and Aldo Leopold, writer of the environmentalist vintage A Sand County Almanac.

Download e-book for kindle: Conservation Directory 2017: The Guide to Worldwide by Lindsey Breuer

Do you need to do so to guard Earth’s atmosphere? Are you interested by studying extra approximately flora and fauna conservation and environmental teams? The Conservation listing 2017 is a brilliant source for budding environmental activists and students alike who are looking to in achieving a relaxed, equitable, and sustainable destiny.

Download e-book for iPad: Rio Caminho que Anda (Portuguese Edition) by Humberto Guimarães,Anisio Costa

“As plantas (as matas) importam muito na economia das águas da chuva, não só porque ‘atraem’ mais chuvas, como na retenção da água, servindo de obstáculo ao escorrer de superfície sem infiltração no solo, permitindo lençóis no subsolo, pois, à sombra das matas, o solo se torna mais poroso. Aí é que surgem as nascentes dos cursos d’água de superfície”.

Additional info for And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado

Example text

Download PDF sample

And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado by Bonar Menninger


by David
4.0

Rated 4.41 of 5 – based on 28 votes