Killing hundreds and leaving a city in ruins, the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 stands as one of the greatest natural disasters in American history. But the aftermath of the quakethe fires that raged across the city for days and claimed the lives of thousands morewas an all too human disaster whose story has remained largely untold. Until now. Employing the same vivid prose and storytelling skill that made his Report from Ground Zero a nati...
By Dennis Smith
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Plume (August 29, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 9113383
Format: PDF Text TXT ebook
A huge amount of research went into this book. Mr. Smith has a wonderful way of taking facts and putting them in a very readable and interesting narrative.Many parts are hard to read because it is a very sad subject but many parts are hard to put do