Twister: The Science of Tornadoes and the Making of an Adventure Movie

Twister: The Science of Tornadoes and the Making of an Adventure Movie

by Keay Davidson
     
 

Award-winning science writer Keay Davidson takes you where only the bravest souls have ventured, and survived - into the frightening path of violent twisters. He also gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Warner Bros. film. Through fascinating interviews, you'll come to understand just how these incredible storms came to life on the big screen.… See more details below

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Overview

Award-winning science writer Keay Davidson takes you where only the bravest souls have ventured, and survived - into the frightening path of violent twisters. He also gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Warner Bros. film. Through fascinating interviews, you'll come to understand just how these incredible storms came to life on the big screen. Enhanced with spectacular close-up photographs and easy-to-grasp graphics, Twister offers an enthralling profile of these powerful storms, including an in-depth look at the leading tornado-monitoring project, Vortex. You'll discover a fascinating world of science and mystery, where storm chasers risk their lives for their work. And you'll hear from those who have experienced close encounters with tornadoes as they tell their unforgettable stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671003968
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
ABRIDGED
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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