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williwaw

[′wil·ē‚wȯ]
(meteorology)
A very violent squall in the Straits of Magellan; it may occur in any month but occurs most frequently in winter.
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Novelista precoz, publica a los diecinueve anos su primer exito: Williwaw, una narracion sobre la guerra, y arranca asi una carrera literaria similar a la de otro enfant terrible, Norman Mailer.
Williwaw made him famous and got his photograph in Life magazine.
It was there that he composed his first book, the novel Williwaw (1946), thus beginning a life of enormous productivity: twenty-two novels, nine volumes of essays, five plays, and several TV plays and movie scripts.
His first novel, Williwaw (1946), which was based on his wartime experiences, was praised by the critics, and his third novel, The City and the Pillar (1948), shocked the public with its direct and unadorned examination of a homosexual main character.
It's who it's for--that new Williwaw Island Atomic Power Plant
His first book, Williwaw (1946), set in the Aleutian Islands, drew on his army experience during World War II.
The building located on 609 F Street undergoing significant renovations is now known as Williwaw.
Bretton Woods recently constructed a Canopy Tour, Williwaw Racing Zip and indoor climbing wall, which also will be available to guests this winter.
If you forgot to get your oil before the williwaw came, there was no way to get to the oil tank and you'd freeze," he said.
ZONE 4: Hartlepool, Renaissance, Duet, Royalist, Queen Galadriel, Rupel, Excelsior, Discovery, Ocean Scout, Offshore Scout, Kuituran, Frithjof II, Vagabundo IV, Tordenskjold, Smialy, Juan de Langara, Williwaw, Black Diamond of Durham, Flora;
Vidal wrote from an early age; Williwaw, his first published novel, came out when he was 20.
Gore Vidal has written over twenty novels (starting with Williwaw in 1946), three mystery novels under the pseudonym of Edgar Box, nearly a hundred television scripts, a volume of short stories, two very successful Broadway plays (Visit to a Small Planet, 338 performances; and The Best Man, 520 performances), film scripts, and a collection of essays on literature and politics.