Peter S. Felknor is a native of Missouri, where he first heard stories of the Tri-State Tornado as a young boy. Accounts of that tornado, and others, helped to develop his early interest in violent storms.Felknor is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied meteorology and environmental risk assessment. He lives in southern Wisconsin.
At around 1:00 p.m., March 18, 1925, a tornado touched down in Reynolds Country, Missouri. But, this was no ordinary tornado. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kurt A. Johnson
I also order this as a Christmas present for my dad. He was so excited. I did good.Published 7 months ago by JaDean Towle
My dad lived through this tornado. He has defied the odds of making it to 95 AND living through the worst tornado in history! Had to give him this book for his birthday. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sharon Bilanzic
This was a well-researched book and not difficult to read (short). However, it lacked any suspense and read like a thesis or extended news article rather than a novel. Read morePublished 19 months ago by A. S. Gaumond
I am afraid I cannot concur with other Amazon reviewers here. This book is just too little for the subject. I finished it in a hour or so and learned little. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Severin Olson
This book was very informative. I live in Murphysboro where there were almost 300 lives lost my Mother Father and other family were all affected by this event. Read morePublished on April 26, 2010 by Michael E. Jennnings
I grew up hearing tales of this horrifying storm. It was not easily forgotten by those who lived through it. Read morePublished on March 18, 2010 by K. D. Madden