The Myth of Solid Ground
By (author) David L Ulin
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Myth of Solid Ground by David L Ulin
Book DescriptionEarthquakes are one of the great unsolved geological mysteries. Attempts to predict them have ranged from studies of California s fault lines by USGS geologists to the work of an odd assortment of psychics and apocalyptics who base their sometimes startlingly accurate forecasts on everything from changes in the earth s magnetic fields to the behavior of whales. The Myth of Solid Ground is a journey, both personal and cultural, through the world of earthquakes and earthquake prediction, one that seeks a middle ground between science and superstition, while also looking for a larger context in which seismicity might make sense. An excellent primer on the science of seismology, The Myth of Solid Ground looks at earthquakes as the ultimate metaphor for living with impending disaster."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143035251
(196mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - David L Ulin
David L. Ulin is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly. His work has also appeared in GQ, the Nation, New York Times Book Review, and Atlantic Monthly. Ulin is the editor of two acclaimed anthologies of writing about Los Angeles, where he lives.
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