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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
An earthquake can strike without warning and wreak horrific destruction and death, whether it's the cataclysmic 2008 Sichuan quake in China that killed tens of thousands or a future great earthquake on the San Andreas Fault in California, which scientists know is inevitable. Yet despite rapid advances in earthquake science, seismologists still can't... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 24.95
The 2011 devastating, tsunami-triggering quake off the coast of Japan and 2010?s horrifying destruction in Haiti reinforce the fact that large cities in every continent are at risk from earthquakes. Quakes threaten Los Angeles, Beijing, Cairo, Delhi, Singapore, and many more cities, and despite advances in earthquake science and engineering and improved... more...
- Scribner 2014; US$ 16.00
From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours , the ?thrilling and perfectly paced? ( Booklist ) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty ?the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty ?which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Thursday, October 25, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011, in which 185 people died and thousands were injured or made homeless, devastated Christchurchs city centre and surrounding suburbs. They severely damaged the regions landscape and infrastructure. These earthquakes have had significant physical, cultural, social and economic impacts on the city... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99
A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods of biblical proportions to concerns about the economic downturn and government shutdown, the hits just keep... more...
- Atria Books 2015; US$ 16.00
Enter the eye of the storm in this gripping real-life thriller? A Perfect Storm on land?that chronicles America?s biggest tornado outbreak since the beginning of recorded weather: a horrific three-day superstorm with 358 separate tornadoes touching down in twenty-one states and destroying entire towns. April 27, 2011 was the climax of a three-day... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 17.00
Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a rollercoaster ride of observation, commentary, emotion, tragedy, and even humor -- in a way... more...
- Fast Print Publishing 2013; US$ 6.55
From the Frying Pan into the Fire. Lords of Misery is the true story of one mans journey to find Eden. Leaving his troubled land he travels East only to find that his Eden turns into a nightmare. In the years that follow he discovers some interesting facts that may have been the reason why he almost lost his life. more...