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The Resource A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, by Simon Winchester, (playaway unabridged)

A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, by Simon Winchester, (playaway unabridged)

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
by Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Winchester brings his storytelling abilities, as well as his understanding of geology, to the San Francisco earthquake. He explores what happened April 18, 1906 just after 5:00 in the morning to level a city symbolic of America's western expansion. He also writes about what has been learned since about the the earthquake's geological underpinnings. Winchester positions the quake's significance along the earth's geological timeline and shows the effect it had on the rest of 20th-century California (as well as American history)
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
979.4/61051
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
F869.S357
LC item number
W56 2005
Literary text for sound recordings
history
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
  • Earthquakes
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Audiobooks
  • Digital audiotape recorders and recording
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, by Simon Winchester, (playaway unabridged)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Includes an author interview"--Container
  • This version issued on Playaway--a dedicated audio media player
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62784285
Dimensions
8 x 5 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 sound media player (12.5 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Lccn
ocm62784285
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
other
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) 1420373
System details
Playaway Digital Audio
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
other
Label
A crack in the edge of the world : America and the great California earthquake of 1906, by Simon Winchester, (playaway unabridged)
Publication
Note
  • "Includes an author interview"--Container
  • This version issued on Playaway--a dedicated audio media player
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm62784285
Dimensions
8 x 5 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 sound media player (12.5 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Lccn
ocm62784285
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
other
Speed
unknown
System control number
(Sirsi) 1420373
System details
Playaway Digital Audio
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
other

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