The Last Volcano

A Man, a Romance, and the Quest to Understand Nature's Most Magnificant Fury
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD21464
Released: Dec 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781494517151
Narrator/s: Tom Perkins
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Ranging from Yellowstone in Wyoming to Mount Pelee in the Caribbean, The Last Volcano reveals the incredible journey of a man on a mission to understand the awesome power of volcanic eruptions.

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The Last Volcano
Product Number: BX00046028
Product Number:Z100101598
Product Number:DD21464

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eAudio
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Author(s): John Dvorak
Narrator(s): Tom Perkins
Product Number Z100101598
Released: Dec 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494597153
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Author(s): John Dvorak
Product Number EB00812993
Released: Mar 11, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Pegasus Books
ISBN: #9781605989228

Professional reviews

"Narrator Tom Perkins delivers this laudatory biography of Thomas Jaggar, the Harvard-trained geologist who was the spirit behind the establishment of the Hawaii Volcano Research Station at Mount Kilauea. The audiobook recounts his life--personal and professional--from his first encounter with volcanic violence in the aftermath of the eruption of Mount Pelee in the Caribbean in 1902 to his death in Hawaii in 1953 (with side trips to the Aleutian Islands and Vesuvius). Perkins provides a strong, deep voice, a focused presentation, and clear pronunciation. His pace is slow and consistent, making his narration easy to follow. It was Jaggar's fate to have worked before the understanding of tectonics transformed our view of geology. His lifetime of inquiry illuminates evolving science. F.C. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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