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The quake by Richard Laymon

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Los Angeles (Calif.)


  • Earthquakes -- Fiction.,
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  • City and town life -- Fiction.,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Laymon.
LC ClassificationsPS3562.A9555 Q24 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination375 p. ;
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273832M
ISBN 10031213150X
LC Control Number95005317

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The book is basically about a teenage girl who is stuck home with her brother and an estranged friend. The infamous "World Series Earthquake" occurs while their parents are attending the game. The book goes on from there. There are many reasons why this book is so good.4/5(7). The book quake was about a boy that got a dog from the streets without telling his dad so he got mad and made him take the dog out to the streets again in the morning but then when he went to take him out and walked for a little there was an earthquake. The earthquake was a /5().   Quake books can be dangerous, too. Some people read Atlas Shrugged or Das Kapital or various religious texts as young idealistic firebrands, and are so enraptured that they’re locked into certain ideas for decades (if they recover at all). Their minds become rigid and hardened, and nothing can ever shake their foundations again. About the Book The six stories in Haruki Murakami’s mesmerizing collection are set at the time of the catastrophic Kobe earthquake, when Japan became .

  Surrealism, fantasy, and powerfully restrained emotion are the distinctive features of six spectacularly original and gripping linked stories: the latest from the internationally renowned Japanese author of Sputnik Sweetheart (), etc. They’re ingenious dramatizations of the emotional aftershocks of the massive Kobe earthquake. Utilising a pallete of on screen colours and a rudimentary software driven polygon 3d engine, Quake delivers an ecclectic collection of immersive and bizarre environments to explore. Quake’s technological sophistication while cutting edge for its time, now stands as an arcane memoir to an era of striking simplicity. Written by people who wish to remain anonymous after the quake (lowercase intentional throughout) is a deep, profoundly poignant response to the tragedies of the Kobe earthquake and the Tokyo gas attacks . Kit includes an activity book that gives kids a look into the world of earthquakes and engineering. The 10" earthquake simulator requires 4 “AA” batteries (not included). Our earthquake simulator creates quakes in 5 levels of intensity and comes with 30 plastic building bricks in a variety of shapes and sizes—so you can test tons of.

Watch movies like this for free: an earthquake with a magnitude on the Richter scale shook Oslo. Its epicenter wa.   In his first book, New York Times reporter and editor Fountain combines scientific expertise and human interest storytelling to detail the devastation wreaked by the massive earthquake and explain why it hasn’t gotten more attention and has been all but forgotten less than 60 years later. As the author makes clear, the quake, which took. after the quake (神の子どもたちはみな踊る, Kami no Kodomo-tachi wa Mina Odoru, lit. "All God's Children Can Dance") is a collection of six short stories by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, written between and   Book Review: Quake, Rudolph Wurlitzer () Sandy Kossin’s cover for the edition /5 (Good) Rudolph Wurlitzer’s Quake () parades the traumatized victims of a near-future earthquake through a lust-filled black comedy.