Turbulence

By: Foden, Giles

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This is a gripping blend of fact and fiction in a novel about how we as humans deal with uncertainty - D-Day landings, when the fate of 2.5 million men, three thousand landing craft and the entire future of Europe depend on the right weather conditions on the English Channel on a single day. A team of Allied scientists is charged with agreeing on a forecast five days in advance. A scientist has devised a system to do this, but is a reclusive pacifist refusing to divulge his methods. A young math prodigy is sent to uncover his secrets, but events begin to spiral out of control when he meets the scientist's wife. Very small red dot at bottom of pages. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Title: Turbulence

Author: Foden, Giles

Categories: War,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New in New dust jacket

Seller ID: 003966

Keywords: Operation Overload FICTION NOVEL Weather Forecasting Atmospheric Turbulence English Channel METEOROLOGISTS 56 Scotland SCIENTISTS,