F-5

Devastation, Survival, and the Most Violent Tornado Outbreak of the Twentieth Century

by Mark Levine

F-5

Hardcover, 307 pages, Hyperion Books, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Focuses on the Limestone County, Alabama, lives altered and lost in April 1974, when more than one hundred tornadoes—six of them of the most powerful "F5" category of storms—swept across thirteen states, killing and wounding hundreds of people and causing billions of dollars worth of damage.

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