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Surviving Galeras

Stanley Williams

Surviving Galeras

by Stanley Williams

  • 398 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Soundelux Audio Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Earthquakes & Volcanoes,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Abridged Audio - Misc. Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9682605M
    ISBN 101565116275
    ISBN 109781565116276

    The tale of how Williams survived Galeras is the framework for a groundbreaking book about volcanoes, their physical and cultural impact, and the tiny cadre of scientists who risk their own lives to gain knowledge that might one day save many others' lives/5(35). Book of the Week: Surviving Galeras. BBC Radio 4 FM, 7 June At present this site reflects the contents of the published Radio Times BBC listings. We will retain information submitted to us for possible future use, to help fill in gaps in the data and to help us bring the BBC’s broadcast history to life, but we will not be.

    The real fascination of this double release is that each book tells a different story of the events surrounding Galeras. Surviving Galeras is by Stanley Williams, a volcanic-gas geochemist and academic, and co-author Fen Montaigne. As one of the scientists attending an international volcano conference being held in Pasto that week in   Then, at precisely pm, the volcano began to shake, Williams recalls in Surviving Galeras, which is to be published in the UK by Little, Brown in .

    Lee "Surviving Galeras" por Stanley Williams disponible en Rakuten Kobo. This true, up-close account of a volcano’s eruption “artfully blends science writing and history with pure, heart-poundi Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Book of the Week: Surviving Galeras. BBC Radio 4 FM, 9 June At present this site reflects the contents of the published Radio Times BBC listings. We will retain information submitted to us for possible future use, to help fill in gaps in the data and to help us bring the BBC’s broadcast history to life, but we will not be.


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-Stanley Williams and Fen Montaigne, Surviving Galeras It's easy enough to see why this book set off a bidding war among publishers anxious Surviving Galeras book print what seems sure to be a bestseller.

Stanley Williams is a volcanologist who in was nearly killed in an eruption on the slopes of the active volcano Galeras in Colombia, an event which did kill /5(45).

Surviving Galeras book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Through a harrowing first-person account of an eruption and its a /5. Surviving Galeras - Kindle edition by Williams, Stanley, Montaigne, Fen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Surviving Galeras/5(40). Surviving Galeras is both a harrowing first-person account of an eruption and its aftermath, and a look at the fascinating, high-risk world of volcanology, exploring the profound impact volcanoes have had on the earth’s landscapes and : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Editions for Surviving Galeras: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), 0 Author: Stanley Williams, Fen Montaigne. Surviving Galeras. [Stanley Williams] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Williams. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Surviving Galeras, which Williams coauthored with Pulitzer-nominee Fen Montaigne, can certainly not be mistaken for an apology in any sense.

Williams maintains that even as team leader, he cannot be held responsible for his colleague's deaths -- predicting volcanic eruptions is yet no more a sure thing than shooting crap, according to Williams. Galeras --Puzzles --Colleagues --Inner fire --In the crater --The volcano lovers --The eruption --Warnings --Rescue --Extinguishing the sun --Recovery --Surviving Galeras.

Responsibility: Stanley Williams and Fen Montaigne. More information: Sample text; Table of contents; Book review (E-STREAMS) Contributor biographical information; Publisher. Surviving Galeras Book Summary and Study Guide. Stanley Williams and Fen Montaigne Booklist Stanley Williams and Fen Montaigne Message Board.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Surviving Galeras; Houghton Mifflin, Mar, pp. ISBN: The tale of how Williams survived Galeras is the framework for a groundbreaking book about volcanoes, their physical and cultural impact, and the tiny cadre of scientists who risk their own lives to gain knowledge that might one day save many others' lives.

"'Surviving Galeras' does a masterful job of evoking the volcano's deadly lure. Surviving Galeras Stanley Williams, Author, Fen Montaigne, Joint Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book Williams, a geology professor at Arizona. According to Ms.

Bruce: Williams returned to the United States with the story that he was the only survivor of the Galeras eruption and submitted a book proposal characterizing himself as such.

The Truth: Nowhere in the proposal for Surviving Galeras did Williams claim to be the eruption's sole survivor. Surviving Galeras By STANLEY WILLIAMS and FEN MONTAIGNE Houghton Mifflin. Read the Review. My colleagues came and went in the clouds. Banks of cumulus drifted across the peaks of the Andes, enveloping us in a cool fog that made it impossible to see anything but the gray rubble on which we stood.

Perched at 14, feet on a cone of volcanic. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Surviving Galeras by Stanley Williams at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Surviving Galeras is both a harrowing first-person account of an eruption and its aftermath, and a look at the fascinating, high-risk world of volcanology, exploring the profound impact volcanoes have had on the earth's landscapes and civilizations.

Surviving Galeras describes how, on JanuStanley Williams led a party of fellow geologists up Galeras, a Colombian volcano that, though historically active, had been lying quiet long enough that they suspected it was due for an episode--and thus an opportunity for the volcanologists to practise their predicting skills.

As they reached the lip of its great crater, Galeras obliged /5(12). Surviving Galeras For three hours, a team of scientists collected samples from deep inside the crater of a seemingly peaceful volcano.

Suddenly, an apocalyptic eruption shot white-hot rocks into Author: Fen Montaigne. Surviving Galeras is both a harrowing first-person account of an eruption and its aftermath, and a look at the fascinating, high-risk world of volcanology, exploring the profound impact volcanoes have had on the earth’s landscapes and : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Surviving Galeras. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Williams, Stanley. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

The tale of how Williams survived Galeras is the framework for a groundbreaking book about volcanoes, their physical and cultural impact, and the tiny cadre of scientists who risk their own lives to gain knowledge that might one day save many others' : $.

The true-life adventure story of one of the world's leading volcano experts. InStanley Williams was investigating Galeras, what he thought was a dormant volcano in Colombia. But it blew, killing nine members of his expedition; against all odds Williams survived.

This book is both the scientific story of how human beings have tried to tame Price Range: $ - $1,Thus, although Williams knew Galeras perhaps as well as did any geologist alive (or dead), he could not foresee the eruption, and his party was consequently unprepared for the worst-case scenario that in fact occurred; as one of the surviving members later put it, “We should have taken better precautions.-Stanley Williams and Fen Montaigne, Surviving Galeras It's easy enough to see why this book set off a bidding war among publishers anxious to print what seems sure to be a bestseller.

Stanley Williams is a volcanologist who in was nearly killed in an eruption on the slopes of the active volcano Galeras in Colombia, an event which did kill 4/5.