Acts of God: The Old Farmer's Almanac Unpredictable Guide to Weather and Natural Disasters
Watson scoured two centuries' worth of almanacs and collected the most revealing, entertaining, and irreverent bits of weather lore. The result is this fascinating treasury of anecdotes, tips, facts and figures, and reliable predictions on all types of weather. A perfect gift for everyone who ventures outdoors. Illus. throughout.
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