Review: A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Robert Finn
The great earthquake that virtually leveled San Francisco a century ago next April lasted about twoandahalf minutes. Simon Winchester has attempted a difficult conjuror's trick by turning that tiny moment in time into a 400plus page book (he did much the same thing a couple of years ago with the cataclysmic volcanic eruption of Krakatoa in 1883). The first earthquake tremor does not hit San ... Read full review
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It is one of the best books I have read on Geology.It is fascinating easy to read and understand from the public perspective.