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The drought

J. G. Ballard

The drought

by J. G. Ballard

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Published by Liveright Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.G. Ballard
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6052.A46 D7 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132692M
    ISBN 109780871404015
    LC Control Number2011050939

      J.G. Ballard, the author known for “dystopian modernity,” first published “The Burning World,” later renamed “The Drought,” in Typical of Ballard, the story is thoroughly. Take an in-depth look at Jackie French's Natural Disaster series with these four book studies covering Flood, Fire, Cyclone and Drought. Students examine these books looking at comprehension and reader response, engage with the technical aspects of these books and take a closer look at the themes of the books, the impacts of different natural disasters and the /5(8).

    The book HYDROLOGICAL DROUGHT – Processes and Estimation Methods for Streamflow and Groundwater, edited by Lena M. Tallaksen and Henny A.J. van Lanen, Published by Elsevier () is now freely available. Single chapters are downloadable from the following links. Illustrating the extent and severity of the /17 Horn of Africa drought. From mid to mid, a severe drought occurred across the Horn of Africa. Rainfall was erratic and significantly below-average during both the October-December and the March-May seasons. This drought greatly limited crop production, pasture growth and water.

    KS2 Literacy - Drought Interactive Information Book This interactive has full audio support, minimal direct speech and shorter sentences, as well as colourful illustrations. This is a great resource for whole-class reading or individual practice. Baradine CWA, Baradine, New South Wales, Australia. 1, likes 2 talking about this. Throughout NSW & ACT, branches meet to take on projects, as well as /5(1).


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Ballard | It rained in California this week. That might not sound like news, but the state is experiencing a record-setting drought. Jason Heller turns. A drought is a period of time when an area or region experiences below-normal precipitation.

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