Rain Wizard by Larry Dane Brimner
  

Rain Wizard

Larry Dane Brimner

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Rain Wizard by Larry Dane Brimner

In December 1915, San Diego’s leaders claimed the town’s reservoirs were nearly dry. Knowing the city would not survive and grow unless it had water, they hired Charles Mallory Hatfield, whose skills at making rain were legendary. But when torrents and torrents of rain came, disaster struck. Roads were closed, people drowned, and dams burst. The town elders blamed Hatfield and refused to pay him. Was Hatfield really a rain wizard, or simply a fraud? Renowned author Larry Dane Brimner examines the man and the myth by relying on personal recollections from growing up in California, as well as extensive research. Readers will be captivated by Hatfield—a man once known as the Frankenstein of the air—and his secret rainmaking formulas. Includes author’s note, source notes, and bibliography.

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eBook

Author

Larry Dane Brimner
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Publisher

Boyds Mills Press Calkins Creek

Publication date

1st September 2015

ISBN

9781629794358



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