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America's Great Disasters
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Publisher Bdd Promotional Book Co
Publication date November 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780792453819
ISBN-10 0792453816
Availability§ Publisher Out of Business
Original list price $19.98
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Depicts the tragedy, horror, bravery, and perseverance of more than one hundred years of natural and manmade disasters including the Chicago fire of 1871, the Johnstown flood of 1889, and the 1911 San Francisco earthquake
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The book addresses a wide variety of disasters: floods, dam failures, droughts, storms, fires, building collapses, earthquakes, volcanoes, industrial and mining accidents, and transportation calamities. Included, of course, are all the better known catastrophes: the Great Chicago Fire of 1871; the Blizzard of `88; the Johnstown Flood of 1889; the Galveston Hurricane of 1900; the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906; the sinking of the Titanic in 1912; the Hindenburg Explosion at Lakehurst, New Jersey, in 1937; the Texas City Explosion in 1947; the Eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1981; and the Challenger accident in 1986, etc.

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About: Depicts the tragedy, horror, bravery, and perseverance of more than one hundred years of natural and manmade disasters including the Chicago fire of 1871, the Johnstown flood of 1889, and the 1911 San Francisco earthquake

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