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April 30, 2012

Rider On The Storm

At times the air was so saturated with suspended water
that an intake of breath caused him to sputter and choke. He began to worry about the very strange—but very real–possibility of drowning in the sky. He began to feel his body being peppered by hailstones that were germinating in the pregnant storm cell, adding yet another concern: that the icy shrapnel might shred his fragile silk canopy. -- Rider on the Storm • Damn Interesting

Posted by gerardvanderleun at April 30, 2012 10:41 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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"The Man Who Rode the Thunder" I read this book when I was nine or ten---and gave a book report on it. My teacher was quite surprised since it was not typical reading for a fifth-grade girl. It's well worth searching for in the library.

Posted by: Deborah at May 1, 2012 9:09 PM

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