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Author Bailey, Holly (Journalist), author.

Title The mercy of the sky [eAudio] : the story of a tornado / Holly Bailey. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Playing Time 103000
Description digital rda
audio file CD audio rda
Summary The Mercy of the Sky is the harrowing inside account of Oklahoma's deadliest tornado, penned by a local writer who became a national correspondent. Oklahomans have long been known for their fatalism and grit, but even old-timers are troubled by the twisters that are devastating the state with increasing frequency. On May 20, 2013, the worst tornado on record landed a direct hit on the small town of Moore, destroying two schools while the children cowered inside. Oklahoma native Holly Bailey grew up dreaming of becoming a storm chaser. Instead she became Newsweek's youngest-ever White House correspondent, traveling to war zones with Presidents Bush and Obama. When Moore was hit, Bailey went back both as a journalist and a hometown girl and spoke with the teachers who put their lives at risk to save their students, the weathermen more revered than rock stars and more tormented than they let on, and many shell-shocked residents. In The Mercy of the Sky, Bailey does for the Oklahoma flatlands what Sebastian Junger did for Gloucester, Massachusetts, in The Perfect Storm, telling a dramatic, page-turning story about a town that must survive the elements-or die.
Note Downloadable audio file.
System Details Requires Axis 360 app.
Performer Read by Erin Bennett.
Summary A correspondent for Yahoo News and an Oklahoma City native provides an insider's account of Oklahoma's deadliest tornado on May 20, 2013, which destroyed two schools while children cowered inside.
Subject Tornadoes -- Oklahoma -- Moore.
Nature.
Nature. (OCoLC)fst01034561
Moore (Okla.) -- History -- 21st century.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Bennett, Erin, narrator.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Bailey, Holly (Journalist) Mercy of the sky [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015] 9781504619820 9781504619806 (NjBwBT)bl2015023228 (OCoLC)907159121
ISBN 9781504619769 : $47.95
1504619765 : $47.95
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