Quakeland

Quakeland

On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake

Book - 2017
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Earthquakes. You need to worry about them only if you're in San Francisco, right? Wrong. We have been making enormous changes to subterranean America, and Mother Earth, as always, has been making some of her own. . . . The consequences for our real estate, our civil engineering, and our communities will be huge because they will include earthquakes most of us do not expect and cannot imagine - at least not without reading Quakeland. Kathryn Miles descends into mines in the Northwest, visits the South to see what the Army Corps of Engineers in Memphis is learning about the next major US quake, uncovers the horrific risks of an earthquake in the Northeast, and interviews the people around the country who are addressing this ground shaking threat.
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
ISBN: 9780525955184
0525955186
Branch Call Number: 551.22 MIL
Characteristics: viii, 357 pages ; 24 cm

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Kawcity
Oct 11, 2017

Who thought prophecy of death, despair and destruction could be so interesting? I applaud the author for blending a variety of information in such an engaging fashion without a hint of domesday drama. Anyone living in Kansas needs to listen up. The big one is going to affect us in some fashion. One way or another. Trust me. Tuck and roll or duck and cover won't be sufficient.

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kneice
Oct 06, 2017

Good update on Earthquake Country today. Well-written with memorable characters.

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