Look at the Sky...and Tell the Weather

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A delightful blend of serious meteorology and beautiful illustrations, this informative book displays the many talents of Eric Sloane. A writer, landscape painter, weather forecaster, and authority on early American history, Sloane takes readers with him on a voyage of discovery as he traces a single air mass from the Canadian Rockies to northern New England. A vivid narrative and the author's own pen-and-ink sketches describe the progress of the air mass over America, and tell about its encounters with other ...
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Overview


A delightful blend of serious meteorology and beautiful illustrations, this informative book displays the many talents of Eric Sloane. A writer, landscape painter, weather forecaster, and authority on early American history, Sloane takes readers with him on a voyage of discovery as he traces a single air mass from the Canadian Rockies to northern New England. A vivid narrative and the author's own pen-and-ink sketches describe the progress of the air mass over America, and tell about its encounters with other elements of weather systems and with Americans from a variety of backgrounds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486433851
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 3/16/2004
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 336,854
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.23 (d)

Meet the Author

The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and remind us of the ties that forever bind us to them. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.

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Table of Contents

Author's note xi
1. Bushpilot, Canada 1
2. Guide, North Dakota 9
3. Clergyman, South Dakota 17
4. Weatherman, Nebraska 23
5. Parachutist, Iowa 29
6. Private Flyer, Illinois 35
7. Sign-Painter, Indiana 41
8. Airline Pilot, Ohio 47
9. Birdwatcher, Pennsylvania 53
10. Farmer, New Jersey 59
11. Doorman, New York 63
12. Drover, Connecticut 69
13. Sailor, Massachusetts 77
14. Author, Maine 83
Afterword 88
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