Falling to Earth

Falling to Earth

Kate Southwood

March 18, 1925. The day starts as the other wet, spring day within the small payment of Marah, Illinois. however the city lies without delay within the direction of the worst twister in US background, that allows you to descend unexpectedly noon and go away the group in ruins. through dusk, countless numbers can be homeless and hundreds of thousands extra will lie within the streets, useless or grievously injured. just one guy, Paul Graves, will nonetheless have every thing he begun the day with –– his relatives, his domestic, and his company, all miraculously intact.

Based at the historical Tri-State twister, Falling to Earth follows Paul Graves and his younger relations within the yr after the typhoon as they try to appreciate their very own destiny and that in their devastated city, as they watch Marah resurrect itself from the ruins, and as they miscalculate the growing to be resentment and hostility round them with tragic effects.

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