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A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906

Verfasser/in: Simon Winchester
Verlag: New York : HarperCollins, 2005.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the extraordinary San Francisco Earthquake, exploring not only what happened in northern California in 1906 that leveled a city symbolic of America's relentless western expansion, but what we have learned since about the geological underpinnings that caused the earthquake. He also positions the quake's significance along the  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: History
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0060571993 9780060571993
OCLC-Nummer: 58546171
Beschreibung: xiv, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Chronicle: a year of living dangerously --
The temporary city --
Chronicle: such almost modern times --
From plate to shining plate --
Chronicle: the state of the golden state --
How the west was made --
The mischief maker --
Chronicle: city of mint and smoke --
Overture: the night before dark --
The savage Interruption --
Ripples on the surface of the pond --
Perspective: ice and fire.
Verfasserangabe: Simon Winchester.

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Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the extraordinary San Francisco Earthquake, exploring not only what happened in northern California in 1906 that leveled a city symbolic of America's relentless western expansion, but what we have learned since about the geological underpinnings that caused the earthquake. He also positions the quake's significance along the earth's geological timeline and shows the effect it had on the rest of 20th-century California and American history.--From publisher description.

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More Than Just the San Francisco Earthquake

von ricklibrarian (Veröffentlicht von WorldCat-Nutzern/innen 2006-02-07) Gut Permalink
I finished A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester yesterday. I enjoyed reading this account of the earthquake that struck San Francisco 100 years ago, but as soon as I finished I felt disappointment. It had been filled with interesting information, but something was missing. Having read...
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