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The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes - and why

text The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes - and why

Summary
Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? W... Read more
Contents
Introduction : "life becomes like molten metal" -- pt. 1: Denial. Delay : procrastinating in Tower 1 -- Risk : gambling in New Orleans -- pt. 2: Deliberation. Fear : the body and mind of a hostage -- Resilience : staying cool in Jerusalem -- Gro... Read more
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xviii, 266 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher
Three Rivers Press 2009

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