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When Disaster Strikes By Anna Browne
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A collection of short stories and poems. All profit goes to helping people in Japan.
Mega-Quakes By Clifford McKinney
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Some of the largest and most destructive earthquakes in history have occurred in the last 100 years, and scientists say we'll most likely live to see more of these devastating natural disasters. This... More > book explores the major earthquakes in human history with unprecedented detail, from Shaanxi to the recent Tohoku quake.< Less
The Night the Mountain Fell By Edmund Christopherson
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The Night the Mountain Fell is a riveting account of the deadly 7.5 earthquake that struck Hebgen Lake in Yellowstone Park, Montana, on August 1959. Also known as the Yellowstone Earthquake, the... More > disaster caused massive flooding and the worst landslide in the history of the Northwestern United States.< Less
The Night the Mountain Fell By Edmund Christopherson
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The Night the Mountain Fell is a riveting account of the deadly 7.5 earthquake that struck Hebgen Lake in Yellowstone Park, Montana, on August 1959. Also known as the Yellowstone Earthquake, the... More > disaster caused massive flooding and the worst landslide in the history of the Northwestern United States. In The Night the Mountain Fell author Edmund Christopherson gives us a page-turning, journalistic-style account of how the deadliest earthquake in Montana's history ultimately claimed the lives of twenty-eight people.< Less
Shaken and Stirred By Scott Rothrock
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On March 11, 2011, the Great Sendai Earthquake struck Japan. As an American in Japan, Scott Rothrock was in an area unravaged by the worst effects of the earthquakes and tsunami. In Shaken and... More > Stirred, he writes a poignant story about that one day and how it affected him, his friends, and his city. You will not read about death and destruction, but about an ordinary American's thoughts as he watches one of the modern era's greatest natural disasters unfold.< Less
Semi-Mesozoic Pizza with Primordial Anchovies By Ed Augusts
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This volume contains TWO BOOKS: "Semi-Mesozoic Pizza with Primordial Anchovies" , rampant humor and sick poetry from Pliny the Elder to Geraldo Rivera about earthquakes, volcanos and... More > tsunamis, which appeared on the Internet from 1999 to 2001, as well as: "Seismological Moments, Tales of the Great West Coast Disaster", based on a 20-part series on the USENET in 2003, the mystic author's attempt to discharge fears and forebodings about huge earthquakes, asteroid impacts, and tsunamis, by injecting some WELL-NEEDED HUMOR into the subject of the San Andreas Fault, Seismologists, Californians, and other good targets for his humor.< Less
Tremor in the Hills By Cristina Matta
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Tamara goes back to her family’s hometown one year after a deadly earthquake to find that on the surface, not much has changed. After a young anti-corruption activist is murdered and... More > Tamara’s best friend disappears, she is caught between two social classes that clash as the police try to find the killer. Did someone in her rich landowner family’s circle kill the boy, or was his death a result of the dark secrets he had been hiding? Set in the desert off the coast of Perú, Tremor in the Hills is a young adult mystery that deals with the struggles of earthquake relief, corruption and the mental trauma that major natural disasters cause.< Less
The Temblor of Diablo By James W. Cotton
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Geologist and science journalist Arie Petrovich travels to his home town of Walnut Creek, California to write an article about new seismic monitoring equipment being installed along active faults in... More > the San Francisco Bay Area. A devastating earthquake strikes his hometown during his visit, leaving hundreds dead, including the two seismologists who were subjects of his interview. Although local law enforcement feels that the two are just more earthquake casualties, he notices inconsistencies, and he takes it upon himself to aid in a deeper investigation. He soon finds himself calling upon his science background, his professional connections, and his knowledge of the area to not only participate in the detective work, but to track down the conspirators of a huge cover up.< Less
Neighbors By William Cory
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The entire nation is threatened when dreaded earthquakes and rare storms attack both coasts of North America. In the heart of the country, in a quiet neighborhood in Colorado, people would die but... More > for the efforts of one man. And through it all, though their lives are in danger, the neighbors work together, trying to salvage what they can from the results of the storms, the evils of criminal attacks, and a justice system that might destroy a war hero’s family.< Less
San Francisco During the Eventful Days of April 1906 By James B. Stetson
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James Stetson was a partner in Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson, a leading wholesale house for stoves and metals. His ongoing interests in mechanics and manufacturing kept him closely involved with... More > San Francisco's distinctive cable car industry. His personal recollections of the earthquake and the days after are a real unique look at a major disaster. He doesn't tie up loose ends or tell a complete story. What he did was tell us what he saw, what he did, and what he heard< Less

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