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Krakatoa : [the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883]

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In 1883, a series of cataclysmic events completely annihilated the Indonesian volcano islands of Krakatoa. Those who survived the initial volcano eruption fell victim to a ferocious tidal wave. Over 40,000 people lost their lives in perhaps the worst natural disaster in history. Here, Simon Winchester chronicles the harrowing event.
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Genre/Form: Books on CD
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0060530677 9780060530679
OCLC Number: 51961512
Notes: Also available on cassette from Harper Audio, in numerous e-book formats from Perfect Bound, and in hardcover from HarperCollins Publishers.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 10 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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In 1883, a series of cataclysmic events completely annihilated the Indonesian volcano islands of Krakatoa. Those who survived the initial volcano eruption fell victim to a ferocious tidal wave. Over 40,000 people lost their lives in perhaps the worst natural disaster in history. Here, Simon Winchester chronicles the harrowing event.

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