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

Winchester, Simon. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0066212855 (alk. paper)
  • Description: xvi, 416 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper-Collins, c2003.

Available copies

  • 19 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 26 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Farms Adult Nonfiction QE 523 .K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction QE 523 .K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction QE 523 K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection QE 523 .K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) In transit -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 959.8022/W759k (Text to phone) Missing -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Nonfiction 959.8022/W759k (Text to phone) Offline -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 959.8022/Winchester (Text to phone) Available -
Gordon College Stack Level 5 QE 523 .K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction QE 523 .K73 W56 2003 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 959.8022 WINCHESTER (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-396) and index.
Contents Note: "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.
Subject: Krakatoa (Indonesia) > Eruption, 1883.
Volcanoes > Indonesia > History > 19th century.

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Alternate Title: Day the world exploded, August 27, 1883

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