Nature's Fury.The Illustrated History Of Wild Weather And Natural Disasters

Sullivan Robert

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: As New
Publisher: Time Life Books
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 2008
Edition: First Edition

Description: 128 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Hurricane Katrina. The Indian Ocean Tsunami. Killer Tornadoes. Planet Earths extremes of weather are making news as never before, and now "Life" explains why, in a book that collects some of the greatest photographs of natural disasters ever assembled. From earthquakes to tornadoes, lightning to tsunamis, "Life Natures Fury" illuminates the hidden natural forces that shape our lives in splendid and terrible ways. "Life" travels back to before Noahs flood and looks at the frenzied activity that led to the death of the dinosaurs. The volcano that might have sunk the legendary Atlantis is discussed, as is the one that led to the poignant mummies of Pompeii. In our times, "Life" presents 25 natural disasters of the last century and a-half in vivid photography. Interspersed are special sections that answer the questions: What is a hurricane What is a Tsunami And, what is an earthquake This helps the reader understand the phenomenal forces behind the almost unbelievable imagery.

ISBN: 9781603200110

(170654)


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