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Rediscovering Hurricanes: Everything you wanted to know about Hurricanes but was never told Paperback – January 21, 2008


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  • Paperback: 284 pages
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse (January 21, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1434338916
  • ISBN-13: 978-1434338914
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,183,856 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Wayne Neely is a certified Meteorologist working at the Department ofMeteorology in Nassau, Bahamas for the last 17 years-prior to that he majored in Geographyat the College of The Bahamas in Nassau. He then attended The Caribbean Meteorological Institute in Barbadoswhere he majored in weather forecasting. His love for hurricanes and theweather came about while growing up on the island of Andros-anotherisland in The Bahamas where he grew up listening to his parents, grandparents and other older residents in the community talking about amajor hurricane which occured in 1929 and devastated The Bahamas...Thatpeaked his interest in hurricanes and got him started on writing his firstbook called "The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1929-Personal Recollections of the Greatest storm of the 20th Century in The Bahamas" and he then went onto write his second book called "The Major Hurricanes to Affect The Bahamas" and now this is his third book and the rest is history....Over the years Wayne has written several articles on hurricanes and other severe weather events for some of the major local and international newspapers and magazines.

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Wayne Neely is an international speaker, best-selling author, lecturer on hurricanes, educator, and meteorologist. Traveling extensively throughout the region and the world, Wayne addresses critical issues affecting all aspects of hurricanes, especially Bahamian Hurricanes which is one of his central areas of expertise. In addition, in most of his books he also includes controversial topics such as, Global Warming, El Nino and man's overall impact on the weather and climate of the region and the rest of the world, but if you were to ask him he would tell you his area of familiarity and love is for Bahamian hurricanes. The central themes of his books are always on hurricanes in general and the impact of hurricanes on all aspects of mankind's ever expanding society. He's a Weather Forecaster in Nassau, Bahamas and has been there for well over 22 years. He has a great passion for writing and does it in his spare time when he is not working at his main job as a Weather Forecaster at the Department of Meteorology. Wayne Neely is a certified Meteorologist working at the Department of Meteorology in Nassau, Bahamas for the last 22 years-prior to that he majored in Geography and History at the College of The Bahamas in Nassau. He then attended the Caribbean Meteorological Institute in Barbados where he majored and specialized in weather forecasting. His love for hurricanes and the weather came about while growing up on the island of Andros where he listened quite regularly to his parents, grand parents and other older residents within the community talking about a major hurricane which occurred in 1929 and devastated the Bahamas. That piqued his interest in hurricanes and got him started on writing his first book called 'The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1929.' He then went onto write his second book called 'The Major Hurricanes to Affect the Bahamas' followed by his third book 'Rediscovering Hurricanes' (Foreword by Herbert Saffir),his fourth book on hurricanes called 'The Great Bahamian Hurricanes of 1926'(Foreword by Bryan Norcross), followed by his fifth book 'The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1866(Foreword by Phil Klotzbach), his sixth book 'The Great Bahamian Hurricanes of 1899 & 1932'(Foreword by Professor William Gray) and his seventh book 'The Great Hurricane of 1780(Foreword by Dr. Steve Lyons) has just been recently released and the rest is history. Over the years, Wayne has written several articles on hurricanes and other severe weather events for some of the major local and international newspapers and magazines. He speaks quite regularly to schools, colleges, universities and frequently does radio and television station interviews both locally and abroad about the history and impact of Bahamian, American and Caribbean hurricanes and hurricanes in general.

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