Krakatoa CD SP: The Day the World Exploded August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester

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Subjects:

  • Spanish: Adult Nonfiction,
  • Krakatoa (Indonesia),
  • Earthquakes & Volcanoes,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Natural Disasters,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Eruption, 1883

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ContributionsWinchester Simon (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9235556M
ISBN 100060743840
ISBN 109780060743840

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Book Description Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary, examines the legendary annihilation in of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was followed by an immense tsunami that killed nearly forty thousand people.

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Krakatoa, or Krakatau (Indonesian: Krakatau), is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of caldera is part of a volcanic island group (Krakatoa Archipelago) comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous eruption Location: Indonesia.

(There is a pleasing symmetry about Pliny's involvement in this part of the story of Krakatoa, even if he appears in only a walk-on role. Although this rich and well-connected former soldier -- he was a cavalry officer in Roman Germany -- happily took on a variety of official duties on behalf of his emperors, Pliny was above all else a naturalist.

Simon Winchester studied geology at Oxford and has written for Condé Nast Traveler, Smithsonian, and National Geographic. Simon Winchester's many books include The Professor and the Madman ; The Map that Changed the World ; Krakatoa; and A Crack in the Edge of the World. Your corner bookstore in the global village with book reviews across genres, columns and contests, and sections for teen books and children's books.

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