The story of the San Francisco earthquake by R. Conrad Stein

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Places:

  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California,
  • San Francisco

Subjects:

  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Juvenile literature,
  • Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Juvenile literature,
  • Earthquakes,
  • Fires,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History

About the Edition

Describes the devastating earthquake and ensuing fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in the spring of 1906.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Nathan Greene.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
ContributionsGreene, Nathan, 1961-, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF869.S357 S84 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3168077M
ISBN 100516046640
LC Control Number83010135
OCLC/WorldCa9621726

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