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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Considers the global impact of the 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, documenting its cause of an immense tsunami that killed some 40,000 people, its impact on the weather for several years, and its role in anti-Western Islamic fundamentalism.
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
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162702
Cataloging source
DLC
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
551.210959818
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core series
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  • Volcanoes
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia)
Target audience
adult
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the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 611-620)
Control code
ocm52494536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
629 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786257294
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003055969
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADK-7797
Label
Krakatoa : the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883, Simon Winchester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 611-620)
Control code
ocm52494536
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
629 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786257294
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003055969
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADK-7797

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