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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

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"In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of Chenega--and the scientist sent to look for geological clues to explain the dynamics of earthquakes, who helped to confirm the then controversial theory of plate tectonics. On March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m., the biggest earthquake ever recorded in North America--and the second biggest ever ...

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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
2018, Broadway Books

ISBN-13: 9781101904084

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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
2017, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781101904060

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