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San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire, The

By Morris, Charles

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Book Id: WPLBN0002953027
Format Type: Mp3 eBook :
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Reproduction Date: 2010

Title: San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire, The  
Author: Morris, Charles
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Language: English
Subject: Non-fiction, History, Memoirs
Collections: Audio Books Collection, San Francisco Calamity by Earthquake and Fire, The
Historic
Publication Date:
1906
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

Description
The first half of this book describes the devastating earthquake that hit San Francisco in 1906, and the subsequent destruction caused by fire. Various eyewitnesses and victims give their account on the tragedy. In the second half, a number of different other earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are retold, like the eruption of the Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeij or the explosion of the Krakatoa, together with scientific explanations for the causes of earthquakes and the eruption of volcanos. (Summary by Availle)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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History, Memoirs, Nature, Science, Tragedy

 

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