In the early morning of April 18, 1906, the citizens of San Francisco woke to find their city crumbling around them. An earthquake measuring 8.3 on the Richter scale destroyed hundreds of buildings and went on to ignite rapidly spreading fires that left most of the city in ruins. As many as 10,000 people died in the catastrophe. From a young boy who searches through the rubble for his beloved classmate, to a betrothed couple separated on what was supposed to be their wedding day, to the merciless and little-known military dictatorship installed in the midst of chaos, Dan Kurzman brings to life this unparalleled event and its lingering effects.
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