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The Wind Chill Factor

by Thomas Gifford

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Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - Espionage / Thriller,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / Espionage,
  • Espionage/Intrigue

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7850397M
    ISBN 100553762680
    ISBN 109780553762686

    The temperature has already dropped below zero and is rapidly declining, with a wind chill factor expected to reach a record thirty below.” She exhaled, her breath puffing out in a white cloud. “Damages to property, cattle and crops are expected to be significant, reaching well over a million s: Wind-chill factor definition, the apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed. See more.

      The wind chill was invented on Antarctica, where temperatures this time of year have been below Fahrenheit, while wind chills have dipped into the s and 50s. In , two Antarctic. With the damn blizzard and wind-chill factor plunging, if Carly had been left in that barn, she would have been desperate for heat. She could have somehow set the fire, then the old wood caught, and the flames spread. A thunderous roar blended with the howling wind. The Reviews:

    Get this from a library! The wind chill factor. [Thomas Gifford] -- Hitler lost the war. This the world knows. What the world doesn't know is that some Nazi survivors view their defeat as a mere temporary setback. Their plans have long been in motion. The key. Define wind-chill factor. wind-chill factor synonyms, wind-chill factor pronunciation, wind-chill factor translation, English dictionary definition of wind-chill factor. n. The temperature of windless air that would have the same effect on exposed human skin as a given combination of wind speed and air temperature. chill factor; wind.


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The Wind Chill Factor by Thomas Gifford Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wind Chill Factor is the first great Thomas Gifford thriller and quickly became a New York Times best-seller with more than a million copies sold.

He further enhanced his position as an international master of espionage ficiton with his novel The Glendower Legacy (made into a dreadful movie titled Dirty Tricks)/5. Released inThe Wind Chill Factor, was Thomas Gifford's first fiction attempt and had a part in making the Nazi comeback theme so popular in fiction thrillers at the time.

The novel opens as the main protagonist, John Cooper, is starting to get his life back under control as infidelity, divorce, unemployment, alcoholism and barbituate Cited by: 1. The Wind Chill Factor (), a novel about dark dealings among ex-Nazis, introduced John Cooper, a character Gifford would revisit in The First Sacrifice ().

The Wind Chill Factor was one of several books Gifford set in and around Minneapolis/5(28). The wind chill calculator only works for temperatures at or below 50 ° F and wind speeds above 3 mph.

The Wind Chill Factor book is the formula for the wind chill script. The NWS Wind Chill Temperature (WCT) index uses advances in science, technology, and computer modeling to provide an accurate, understandable, and useful formula for calculating the dangers from winter winds and freezing temperatures.

The index does the following. You have probably heard weatherpeople on the TV news talking about the windchill windchill factor is the temperature that a person feels because of the wind. For example, if a thermometer reads 35 degrees Fahrenheit outside and the wind is blowing at 25 miles per hour (mph), the windchill factor causes it to feel like it is 8 degrees F.

In other words, your degree body loses heat. “The Wind Chill Factor”, the first novel in the series is an international espionage thriller following the intrigues and conspiracies of the Fourth Reich. Even though Hitler lost the war, some survivors of his regime viewed his death and defeat of Germany as a momentary setback.

They have now put in place measures to revive their Fourth Reich. The Wind Chill Factor isn't necessarily an easy book to read. The plot is complex and if you don't keep up with the different twists, it would be easy to get lost in the details. However, this is absolutely one of the most richly written books I've ever read/5(5).

Get this from a library. The wind chill factor. [Thomas Gifford] -- Hitler lost the war. Some Nazi survivors view their defeat as a mere temporary setback. Their key personnel are in place inside the corporations and capitals of every major nation.

John Cooper is an. The Wind Chill Factor (), a novel about dark dealings among ex-Nazis, introduced John Cooper, a character Gifford would revisit in The First Sacrifice ().

The Wind Chill Factor was one of several books Gifford set in and around Minneapolis.5/5(1). This icon serves as a link to download the eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app for individuals with physical disabilities.

It is featured as part of our commitment to diversity and. The wind chill factor by Gifford, Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Wind Chill Factor by Gifford, Thomas - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good+. Near fine mass market paperback copy of "The Wind-Chill Factor" by Thomas Gifford. 1st Ballantine Books printing originally priced $ Light edge wear.

Previous owner signature on blurb page. Tight and otherwise clean. Enjoy this rollercoaster thriller of global take-over by terror. For Sale. A Reich is bornHitler lost the war. This the world knows. What the world doesn't know is that some Nazi survivors view their defeat as a mere temporary setback.

Their plans have long been in motion. Their key personnel are in place inside the corporations and capitals of every major nation. By the end of this century, it will be all theirs against a man on the edge.5/5(1).

Wind chill factor was designed for a limited purpose. It measures heat loss from exposed areas of the human body, like hands and face, in low temperatures and measured wind speeds. People would then know an approximate time before exposed areas of the body would succumb to frostbite.

wind chill factor: Weather The loss of heat when warm air surrounding a body is replaced with colder air. This is a long-held but inaccurate calculation of how cold one is supposed to be, based on actual air temperature and wind speed Wilderness medicine An index used to adjust the actual air temperature to express the intensity of cooling.

A wind chill index that dips into the negative 60s, as the Midwest is expected to do this week, can strip heat away from the body at an incredible rate.

Without protective clothing, hypothermia or. Windchill Factor. likes. lowers: WIND CHILL FACTOR. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Gifford is a new writer with a relatively new story and more than enough action to implement it -- beginning up nowhere in Minnesota where John Cooper is called back to the home place by his older brother Cyril -- no longer alive by the time.

Thomas Gifford's "The Wind Chill Factor" and "The Cavanaugh Quest" were two of the best thrillers that I read in the seventies. Great plots and great characters. It's a shame he didn't get more recognition.

Aug at AM. French Translation of “wind-chill factor” | The official Collins English-French Dictionary online. OverFrench translations of English words and phrases.The wind chill factor is a measure of how quickly your body loses heat. It is not the same as an actual thermometer reading of the same number.

For example, if the temperature is 40°F and the wind speed is 20 miles per hour, the wind chill factor is 18°F, but water will not freeze.The wind chill factor is a calculated temperature that represents the ‘feel’ of a wind on exposed human skin in terms of an equivalent temperature in still air.

While wind speed in the most important parameter in the calculation of wind chill, humidity and pressure also has some impact, but are generally ignored.