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Overview

A violent storm sweeps through California, taking on a life of her own. Making her way from the Pacific Coast, she gains momentum as she approaches the Sierra and transforms into a blizzard of great strength, covering mountain ranges and roads with twenty feet of snow. Originally published in 1941, Storm is a rare combination of fiction and science by a master storyteller, drawing upon a deep knowledge of geography, meteorology, and human nature.

"In Storm we are far from freeways, from megapopulation, from sprawl, from beach TV, from stress, from road rage. And we are in touch with a much deeper reality. Of land and water and weather, of humans huddled together on the planet in a dark universe." —Ernest Callenbach, in the foreword

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978600935
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 05/27/2018
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

George R. Stewart (1895–1980) was born in Pennsylvania and educated at Princeton. He received his PhD in English literature from Columbia in 1922 and joined the English faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1924. He was a sociologist, toponymist, and founding member of the American Name Society, and the author of more than twenty books, including Names on the Land, available from NYRB Classics.

Nathaniel Rich is the author of Losing Earth: A Recent History, a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Award; the novels King ZenoOdds Against Tomorrow, and The Mayor's Tongue; and the Little Bookroom title San Francisco Noir. He is a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine and a regular contributor to The Atlantic, Harper’s, and The New York Review of Books. He lives in New Orleans.

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