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The San Francisco Earthquake

Author: Gordon Thomas; Max Morgan Witts
Publisher: New York, Stein and Day [1971]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Gordon, 1933-
San Francisco Earthquake.
New York, Stein and Day [1971]
(OCoLC)647696199
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Thomas; Max Morgan Witts
ISBN: 081281360X 9780812813609
OCLC Number: 154735
Description: 316 pages illustrations, map (on lining papers), portraits 25 cm
Contents: Tuesday, April 17, 1906. (Noon to 6 p.m.) Tension backstage --
(6 p.m. to midnight) --
Personal grounds. Wednesday, April 18, 1906. (Midnight to 5 a.m.) An excited horse --
(5 a.m. to 5:12:59) --
Time hung poised --
(5:13 to 5:30 a.m.) --
The big rip --
A fatal fall (5:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) --
Polishing coffin handles --
A tumult of noise --
Appeal for dynamite --
A shared drink (12:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.) --
Last evidence of life --
Explosives in inexperienced hands (6:30 p.m. to midnight) --
Hemmed in by flames --
Eager hands. Thursday, April 19, 1906. (Midnight to 6 a.m.) Foreign affairs --
A row of guns --
(6 a.m. to noon) --
Harsher tones --
Magical powers --
(Noon to 6 p.m.) --
Exodus on market --
A passport portrait --
(6 p.m. to midnight) --
The last defense breached. Friday, April 20, 1906. (Midnight to 6 a.m.) Rising wind --
(6 a.m. to noon) Fulfilling a vow --
(Noon to 6 p.m.) The blind gunner --
(6 p.m. to midnight) Reunion --
Saturday, April 21, 1906. Flickering flames --
Aftermath. An inconvenient interruption --
Trials and tribulations --
Today. Encore.
Responsibility: [by] Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts.

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