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The Resource A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, Simon Winchester

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

Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906
Title
A crack in the edge of the world
Title remainder
America and the great California earthquake of 1906
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 led to a greater scientific study of earthquakes in an attempt to understand the movements of the earth, and explains plate tectonics theory, the creation of the San Andreas Fault, and the social and political shifts caused by the disaster
Summary
A Crack in the Edge of the World is the definitive account of the San Francisco earthquake and a fascinating exploration of a legendary event that changed the way we look at the planet on which we live
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
166003
Cataloging source
DLC
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
979.4/61051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
F869.S357
LC item number
W56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
  • Earthquakes
  • Large type books
  • Earthquakes
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
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America and the great California earthquake of 1906
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Harper Collins, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 688-711)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18186951
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
715 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597221870
Isbn Type
(lg print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005033297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(LHPL)250706
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Harper Collins, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 688-711)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18186951
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
715 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597221870
Isbn Type
(lg print : hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005033297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(LHPL)250706

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