Whirlwind

Whirlwind

Book - 2004 | First edition
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Baker & Taylor
Recently divorced and tired of his work in coastal North Carolina, weather forecaster Lucas Prouty finds his life and a new relationship irrevocably altered when he becomes a lone meteorologist covering an enormous hurricane, during which he is washed away from his broadcast location and dramatically rescued. 15,000 first printing.

Norton Pub
A dramatic, tenderhearted tale about a weatherman whose life is blown apart by a hurricane. Lucas Prouty, muddling through his late thirties, is tired of forecasting weather in small-town Bentleyville, on the coast of North Carolina. Newly divorced, Prouty has only one bright spot in his life: Kiki, a bartender at a local strip club who doesn't exactly return his affections. But a series of unlikely events drives Prouty into the spotlight: he becomes the lone meteorologist covering a monstrous hurricane. Broadcast from the beachfront, Prouty's coverage of the storm's arrival is carried by affiliates across the country. Viewers watch in astonishment as Prouty is washed violently away and then found by rescue workers nine days later in the basement of a razed building. As Prouty tries to cope with his sudden celebritya network job, paparazzi, a movie dealhis relationship with Kiki grows into an unexpected romance. And now he must deal with a new set of problems, personal and professional.

Blackwell North Amer
Self-deprecating Lucas Prouty, muddling through his late thirties, is tired of forecasting weather in small-town Beatleyville, on the coast of North Carolina. Newly divorced, Prouty has only one bright spot in his life: Kiki, a bartender at a local strip club who doesn't exactly return his affections. But a series of unlikely events drives Prouty into the spotlight: he becomes the lone meteorologist covering a monstrous hurricane.
Broadcast from the beachfront, Prouty's coverage of the storm's arrival is carried by affiliates across the country. Viewers watch in astonishment as he's washed violently away and, nine days later, found by rescue workers in the basement of a razed building.
As Prouty tries to cope with his sudden celebrity - a network job, paparazzi, a movie deal - his relationship with Kiki blossoms into an unexpected romance. And now he's faced with a new set of problems, personal and professional.

Baker
& Taylor

Recently divorced and tired of his work in coastal North Carolina, weather forecaster Lucas Prouty finds his life and a new relationship irrevocably altered when he becomes a lone meteorologist covering an enormous hurricane.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2004]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780393059618
0393059618
Branch Call Number: FIC Jaffe, M 2004
Characteristics: 287 pages ; 22 cm

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