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The great earthquake and firestorms of 1906 : how San Francisco nearly destroyed itself ; with a new preface

Author: Philip L Fradkin
Publisher: Berkeley [u.a.] : University of California Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. printView all editions and formats
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The first indication of the prolonged terror that followed the 1906 earthquake occurred when a ship steaming off San Francisco's Golden Gate 'seemed to jump clear out of the water'. This book  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Fradkin
ISBN: 0520248201 9780520248205
OCLC Number: 633727357
Description: XVII, 418, [40] S. : zahlr. ill., Kt.
Responsibility: Philip L. Fradkin.
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