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A Crack in the Edge of the World: America And the Great California Earthquake of 1906

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Book Description
Geologically speaking, 1906 was a violent year: powerful, destructive earthquakes shook the ground from Taiwan to South America, while in Italy, Mount Vesuvius erupted. And in San Francisco, a large earthquake occurred just after five in the morning on April 18--and that was just the beginning. The quake caused a conflagration that raged for the next three days, destroying much of the American Wes... More
Book Information
PublisherWheeler Publishing
BindingHardcover (14 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages715
ISBN-101597221872
ISBN-13978-1597221870
Publication Date02/2006
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About Simon Winchester (Author) : Simon Winchester is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Simon Winchester include The Professor and the Madman, A Crack in the Edge of the World: Ame... more
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