Basking in books.
No longer wear a watch.
Am starting a "shelf" for 2013.
Becoming a hermit ( and loving it).
- Mt. Chestnut, PA, USA
- member since January 4, 2013
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Every disaster has a story, none more thrilling this one. Set during the great San Francisco earthquake and fire, this page-turning tale of political corruption, vendettas, romance, and rescue-and-murder, is based on recently uncovered facts that will forever change our understanding of what really happened.
Told by Annalisa Passarella, a feisty young reporter, the novel paints a vivid picture of life in the post-Victorian city, from the gilded ballrooms of Nob Hill to the seedy... (see full book description)