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Title:A Crack in the Edge of the World: The Great American Earthquake of 1906
Price:AUD$11.95 (about USD$9.00)
Item ID:P002-5870
Publisher:Penguin, Melbourne, 2005
Condition:Very Good
Penguin, 2005, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First

This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 412 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pages slightly tanned throughout. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . Unleashed by ancient geologic forces, a magnitude 8.25 earthquake rocked San Francisco in the early hours of April 18, 1906. Less than a minute later, the city lay in ruins. Best selling author Simon Winchester brings his inimitable storytelling abilities to this extraordinary event, exploring the legendary earthquake and fires that spread horror across San Francisco and northern California in 1906 as well as its startling impact on American history and, just as important, what science has recently revealed about the fascinating subterranean processes that produced it and almost certainly will cause it to strike again. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; United States; 1900-1920; ISBN: 0670914932. ISBN/EAN: 9780670914937. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5870.
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