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READINGS FLL a L MA BOOK REVIEWS •• NATURE' S FURY : EYEWITNES S REPORT S O F NATURA L DISASTERS Carole G. Vogel, 2000, 127 pp., $16.95, hardbound, Scholastic, Inc., ISBN 0-590-110502-2 Tales of natural disaster can amount to little more vival lessons survivors can teach any of us. For in- than mere voyeurism, or they can have social value. stance, her accounts from survivors of the 1976 Big Carole Vogel addresses this issue head-on in her Thompson Canyon flash flood in Colorado focus on author's note, which opens Nature's Fury, a book for those who fled their cars and climbed the canyon's children ages 8-12. She relates once telling a group walls to survive as the floodwater rushed by below. of students that she writes about disasters "because Any child who reads this chapter and then visits Big they interest me." Afterwards, a student told her: Thompson or a similar canyon with his or her family "You must be really sick. Only a sick person would would know the exact meaning of the signs Colorado spend so much time on such a morbid topic." Vogel has posted in canyons: "In case of flood, climb to says the comment http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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FLL a L MA BOOK REVIEWS •• NATURE' S FURY : EYEWITNES S REPORT S O F NATURA L DISASTERS Carole G. Vogel, 2000, 127 pp., $16.95, hardbound, Scholastic, Inc., ISBN 0-590-110502-2 Tales of natural disaster can amount to little more vival lessons survivors can teach any of us. For in- than mere voyeurism, or they can have social value. stance, her accounts from survivors of the 1976 Big Carole Vogel addresses this issue head-on in her Thompson Canyon flash flood in Colorado focus on author's note, which opens Nature's Fury, a book for those who fled their cars and climbed the canyon's children ages 8-12. She relates once telling a group walls to survive as the floodwater rushed by below. of students that she writes about disasters "because Any child who reads this chapter and then visits Big they interest me." Afterwards, a student told her: Thompson or a similar canyon with his or her family "You must be really sick. Only a sick person would would know the exact meaning of the signs Colorado spend so much time on such a morbid topic." Vogel has posted in canyons: "In case of flood, climb to says the comment

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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