The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned

The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned

A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Paperback - 2006
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A solid seller for over a decade, this dramatic account of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake and fire is updated with a contemporary cover. Over 400 on-the-scene photos provide a blow-by-blow account of the violent tremor and the three-day fire that followed, in which nearly 30,000 structures were destroyed and over a quarter million people left homeless."A fascinating book, and the pictures are magnificent." -Chicago Sunday Tribune
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2006.
Edition: 100th anniversary ed.
ISBN: 9780811850476
Branch Call Number: 979.461051
F869.S357 B76 2006
917.946 BRO 2006
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.


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