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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
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal Starred, September 2005
  • Pub Weekly, July 2005
  • Kirkus Review, August 2005
  • Reference and Research Book News, February 2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
979.4/61051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906
  • Earthquakes
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes a fold-out dustjacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-433) and index
Control code
fol09639116
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 462 p.
Isbn
9780060571993
Lccn
2005046009
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(ICrlF)01212R
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • Includes a fold-out dustjacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-433) and index
Control code
fol09639116
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 462 p.
Isbn
9780060571993
Lccn
2005046009
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(ICrlF)01212R

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