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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded August 27, 1883 by

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Published by HarperAudio .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Earthquakes & Volcanoes,
  • Audiobooks,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia),
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Eruption, 1883,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History / General,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9232671M
ISBN 100060530669
ISBN 109780060530662

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  The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa. The legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for a cataclysmic disaster -- was . The Paperback of the Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug by Simon Winchester at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(75).   Buy Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug New Ed by Winchester, Simon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(). efforts in that genre were THE MAP THAT CHANGED THE WORLD and THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN. Now he has crafted a vividly written book of plus pages about an event that was over in a matter of hours. KRAKATOA is certainly full of digressions that have only tangential relevance to its main subject but those digressions.

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded by Simon Winchester is the incredible tale of the Indonesian volcano that exploded into smithereens in Jam-packed with fabulous twists, turns and diversions into geology, history, politics, technology and evolution, it’s a rollicking traipse across continents, disciplines and history. Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Aug All Book Search results » About the author () Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa. Those books were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on /5(60). Krakatoa The Day The World Exploded. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Krakatoa The Day The World Exploded, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. : Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be Range: $ - $