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The Resource Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester

Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester

Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Title
Krakatoa
Title remainder
the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Title variation
Day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
HRF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE523.K73
LC item number
W56 2003b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
  • Volcanoes
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/2003283118.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-396) and index
Contents
"An island with a pointed mountain" -- The crocodile in the canal -- Close encounters on the Wallace Line -- The moments when the mountain moved -- The unchaining of the gates of Hell -- A league from the last of the sun -- The curious case of the terrified elephant -- The paroxysm, the flood, and the crack of doom -- Rebellion of a ruined people -- The rising of the son -- Epilogue : the place the world exploded -- Recommendations for (and, in one case, against) further reading and viewing
Control code
ocm51946267
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xvi, 416 p.
Isbn
9780066212852
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003283118
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/2003283118.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-396) and index
Contents
"An island with a pointed mountain" -- The crocodile in the canal -- Close encounters on the Wallace Line -- The moments when the mountain moved -- The unchaining of the gates of Hell -- A league from the last of the sun -- The curious case of the terrified elephant -- The paroxysm, the flood, and the crack of doom -- Rebellion of a ruined people -- The rising of the son -- Epilogue : the place the world exploded -- Recommendations for (and, in one case, against) further reading and viewing
Control code
ocm51946267
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xvi, 416 p.
Isbn
9780066212852
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003283118
Other physical details
ill., maps

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