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The Great Earthquake and Firestorms of 1906

Philip L. Fradkin, author/consultant, University of California Press

"The panorama Fradkin offers the reader is so sweeping and so vivid that one might be tempted to call his book cinematic, were it not for the fact that all those disaster movies seem so bland by comparison. Jonathan Kirsch, Los Angeles Times Book Review.

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release in April, 2005


This book is a definitive account of the disaster.


General public and experts in all related disaster fields.


Alex Dahne, UC Press, (510) 642-5036

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