Fiction. A violent storm, affectionately known as Maria, sweeps through California. Making her way from the Pacific coast, she gains momentum as she approaches the Sierra and transforms into a blizzard of great strength, covering the range with twenty feet of snow. STORM, originally published in 1941, combines fiction with the sciences of geography and meteorology, drawing on a deep awareness of human nature and human vulnerability in the natural world.
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Review: StormUser Review - Ralph Carlson - Goodreads
This book was originaly published in 1941. I first read it in the 1960s and it became one of my favorites. Just finished reading it for the third or fourth time, and it is still one of my favorites. Read full review
Review: StormUser Review - Bob H - Goodreads
A tautly-written, and gripping, story of one winter storm system that, over 12 days, brings heavy rain and snow to Northern California. It's a powerful storm, but not unusual for a California winter ... Read full review