Storm: stories of survival from land and sea

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Most people associate storms and other big weather with death-with the kind of force that makes each of us wonder about life, and time and the nature of our surroundings. Some people go out looking for bad weather or go to places where they're likely to encounter it. Others have the misfortune of being at the wrong place at the wrong time.Still, the stories in Storm have more to say than that. They tell us about what happens when people find that treacherous weather-or when it finds them-and we are reminded of the fragility of life, the capriciousness of Nature's will, and how little we can do when both cross paths.
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subject_facet Adventure stories, American, Storms, Storms -- Fiction, Survival, Survival -- Fiction, Wilderness survival, Wilderness survival -- Fiction
table_of_contents From Dark wind / Gordon Chaplin -- From Sheer will / Michael Groom -- The hermit's story / Rick Bass -- The house of Mapuhi / Jack London -- In the storm / James LeMoyne -- Storm over the Amazon / Edward O. Wilson -- From Alone / Richard E. Byrd -- From Song of the sirens / Ernest K. Gann -- From Arctic dreams / Barry Lopez -- From Genesis / Wallace Stegner -- The half-skinned steer / Annie Proulx -- From My old man and the sea / David Hays and Daniel Hays -- The storm / Sebastian Junger -- The ship that vanished / John Vaillant -- From Winterdance: the fine madness of running the Iditarod / Gary Paulsen -- From A wind storm in the forest / John Muir -- The leeward side / Whitney Balliett -- Master and man / Leo Tolstoy.
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title Storm : stories of survival from land and sea
title_alt Stories of survival from land and sea.
title_display Storm : stories of survival from land and sea
title_full Storm : stories of survival from land and sea / edited by Clint Willis, Storm Stories of Survival from Land and Sea
title_short Storm :
title_sort storm stories of survival from land and sea
title_sub stories of survival from land and sea
topic Adventure stories, American, Biography & Autobiography, History, Nonfiction, Storms, Storms Fiction, Survival, Survival Fiction, Wilderness survival, Wilderness survival Fiction
topic_facet Adventure stories, American, Biography & Autobiography, History, Nonfiction, Storms, Survival, Wilderness survival