4 edition of drought. found in the catalog.
J. G. Ballard
Written in English
Originally published (B65-9466), Cape 1965.
|Series||Penguin science fiction|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
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book world drought to kill off the majority of people, [Ballard] brings his characters to a state of timeless, arid obsession with what is left of water and of their own selves [A] sensitive /5(13).
The Drought is the fourth of Ballard’s books that I have read. (The others are The Drowned World, Concrete Island, and High-Rise.) I’m drawn to his themes of isolation and alienation. His association of inner world and outer world. And his misfit characters. It is especially the misfit characters that make The Drought feel like home/5.
A beautifully done picture book which explores the all too common Australian experience of drought. The poetic language is perfect, and is complemented by the gentle watercolour pictures.
I think the most dramatic image is an aerial view high above a homestead, /5. Drought is thought by some to have caused migrations of early humans. In India and China drought has periodically brought widespread privation and death. In lack of rainfall devastated the Great Plains of the United States; called the Dust Bowl, its area spread.
Despite the current popular interest in the African famine problem, Drought and Hunger in Africa is the first major collection of the results that have emerged from the recent profusion of research relating to the subject.
As such, this book has relevance, not only in Africa, but also to scientists, social-scientists and policy makers in the Cited by: Drought is the latest title in Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s critically acclaimed natural disaster picture book series, following on from Flood, Fire and Cyclone.
Another excellent addition to this very Australian book series Drought brings us up close and personal to the many aspects and phases, trials and challenges of a ‘big dry’ in our rugged rural and outback areas. Rainfall levels are rarely optimal, but there are hundreds of things you can do to efficiently conserve and use the water you do have and to reduce the impact of drought on your soil, crops, livestock, and farm or ranch ecosystem.
Author Dale Strickler introduces you to the same innovative systems he used to transform his own drought-stricken family farm in Kansas into a thriving, water-wise. Drought is a vaguely dystopian novel about a group of people held hostage away from civilization for years.
Tortured and worked to death (if not for the Water they collect), The Congregation patiently waits for their savior Otto/5. The Drought-Defying California Garden highlights the best plants to grow, shares advice on how to get them established, and offers tips on how to maintain them with the minimum amount of water.
All of the plants are native to California—making them uniquely adept at managing the harsh climate—and include perennials, annuals, shrubs /5(41). Item language (indexed) Apply. This book presents an interesting, multidisciplinary perspective on the various dimensions of drought, which is a complex natural hazard of global importance.5/5(1).
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Jackie's writing career spans 25 years, wombats, over books, 36 languages, 3, bush rats, and over 60 awards in Australia and overseas. Format: Hardcover. Drought spread its withered, deadly hand. From the award-winning creators of Flood, Fire and Cyclone, comes Drought. On the making of Drought: Jackie French: It was a workshop of kids out west who accidentally showed me how bad drought can be.
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In this innovative book, Benjamin I. Cook brings together climate science, hydrology, and ecology to provide a synthetic overview of drought and its environmental and social consequences.
The Burning World is a science fiction novel by British author J. Ballard. An expanded version, retitled The Drought, was first published in by Jonathan Cape.
Plot. In contrast to Ballard's earlier novel The Drowned World, The Burning World describes a world in which water is scarce. After an extensive drought, rivers have turned to trickles and the earth to dust, causing the Author: J. Ballard. For information on resources available to help aid in the recovery from this year’s drought, visit the USDA.
The National Drought Resilience Partnership (NDRP) comprises seven federal agencies which work collaboratively to support state, tribal, local, and private sector approaches to managing drought risks and impacts.
The book explains the causes and effects of drought in simple and accessible terms, switching between more technical explanations and what they mean for humans and their environment. Along the way, the reader learns about the water cycle, how it can change with time, and why it is important for individuals and farmers to save water where possible.