The Earth Shook Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned has mesmerized San Francisco tourists and residents for decades. Illustrated with more than four hundred on-the-scene photographs, this definitive volume tells the dramatic story of the four days of upheaval and destruction that swept the city when a violent earth tremor rocked the land, succeeded rapidly by a devastating fire that destroyed nearly thirty thousand buildings and left over a quarter million people homeless. Now reissued with a powerful new cover, The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned is a San Francisco classic, revealing what really happened that April morning almost a century ago, when the face of the city was changed forever.
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Earth Shook, Sky Burned: 100th Anniversary Editions: Aphotographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake And FireUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This year marks the centennial of the San Francisco earthquake. With the destruction of New Orleans through natural disaster fresh in everyone's memory, this book serves as a photographic reminder of ... Read full review