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I was curious to compare the events in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake with the New Orleans Katrina disaster. Read morePublished on November 28, 2005 by Esther Schindler
Disaster! is a well-written, fast-moving look at the experience of many lives (famous and otherwise) in the face of one of the greatest disasters in U.S. history. Read morePublished on January 13, 2004 by mwreview
"Disaster!" is an interesting, anecdotal account of the lives of those who lived through the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906. Read morePublished on July 25, 2003 by James Gallen
The format that Mr. Kurzman chose for this book works very well. The book is only about 250 pages long and is divided into 41 brief chapters. Mr. Read morePublished on February 10, 2003 by Bruce Loveitt
This book could have been a masterpiece. Parts of the book portray the compelling human drama of the San Francisco earthquake and fire as if you were there. Read morePublished on August 3, 2002 by tranqbase
I was starting from scratch in my knowledge about the San Francisco earthquake when I began this book. Read morePublished on April 11, 2002 by Bill Emblom
I would have given this book 5 stars but in the end I felt the author just didn't put enough heart into the telling. Read morePublished on January 5, 2002 by Mark A. Smiddy
Being a relatively new transplant to the Bay Area, I wanted to read up on my local history.. This book is relatively new & is full of many first-hand accounts of the great... Read morePublished on October 14, 2001 by P. S. Rouse
As someone with a serious interest in the field of disasters, I try to read as many texts on the subject. Read morePublished on August 9, 2001 by "fx_gent"