The Last Volcano: A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature’s Mo…
Volcanoes have fascinated-and terrified-people for ages. They have destroyed cities and ended civilizations. John Dvorak, the acclaimed author of Earthquake Storms, looks into the early scientific study of volcanoes and the life of the man who pioneered the field, Thomas Jaggar. Educated at Harvard, Jaggar went to the Caribbean after Mount Pelee exploded in 1902, killing more than 26,000 people. Witnessing the destruction and learning about the horrible deaths these people had suffered,…
ISBN 10 : 9780375855825
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When a shipwreck leaves Alec Ramsay stranded on an island with only a wild stallion for a companion, the boy and the horse establish a warm and trusting friendship that continues a..
ISBN 10 : 9781101653159
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In Strega Nona's village, the holiday season is a time of celebrations - and nothing says celebration like a feast! All the kitchens are bustling from the Feast of San Nicola, when..
ISBN 10 : 9780300226294
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An urgently needed examination of the current cyber revolution that draws on case studies to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding its effects on international order The ..
ISBN 10 : 9781476714806
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In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumph..
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The Glorkian Warrior isn't the brightest bulb in the box, so it's good he's got his trusty talking backpack to advise him as they set out on a perilous journey to deliver a pizza. ..
ISBN 10 : 9780743282451
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It is well known that with a population of 1.3 billion people, China's market is moving quickly toward surpassing those of North America and Europe combined. Companies from the Uni..
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U-Boat hunters is a novel that was first published in 1918 in the aftermath of WWI, when U-Boats were operational for the first time in war history...