Books tagged: cyclones

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Tornado! (The 1955 F-5 Walcott tornado)
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My memory of this storm, though with me nearly daily, escalates a bit as the anniversary date approaches (60 years in 2015) and escalates even more upon hearing of such devastations as the recent storm in Moore, Oklahoma. I think especially of the children, and the fear I know they felt—and will continue to feel—because I have been there.
The Faceless Man
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.