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By Kate Southwood

ISBN-10: 1609451104

ISBN-13: 9781609451103

March 18, 1925. The day starts as the other wet, spring day within the small payment of Marah, Illinois. however the city lies without delay within the direction of the worst twister in US heritage, in an effort to descend abruptly noon and go away the neighborhood in ruins. by way of dusk, 1000s can be homeless and 1000s extra will lie within the streets, useless or grievously injured. just one guy, Paul Graves, will nonetheless have every little thing he begun the day with -- his family members, his domestic, and his company, all miraculously intact.

Based at the historical Tri-State twister, "Falling to Earth" follows Paul Graves and his younger kin within the 12 months after the hurricane as they fight to appreciate their very own destiny and that in their devastated city, as they watch Marah resurrect itself from the ruins, and as they miscalculate the starting to be resentment and hostility round them with tragic effects.

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1967, 71, 856; see also refs. 49 and 526. 66 D. A. Kohl and L. S . Bartell, J. Chem. , 1969, 51, 2891, 2896. 61 (a) L. S. Theory and Accuracy 29 r , may here be the vector from an arbitrary origin to the m'th nucleus. The three last terms in equation (57) are thus nucleus-nucleus, electron-nucleus, and electron-electron contributions respectively. The elastically scattered intensity may be written where E(r) = r2 s p (r') [ s p ( r + r') dQ] dT/ (60) Dm(r), P(r), and E(r) may be obtained by MO calculations, and the theoretical intensity functions (57) or (59) may be compared with the corresponding experimental functions.

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