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SOS: Stories of Survival Ed Butts Tundra Books May 8 2009 Everyones life is touched at some time by disaster. But some disasters loom so large they are international events. The stories of those who live through such devastating events such as earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, fires, and floods are both heartbreaking and compelling. Often they are inspiring and uplifting. SOS: Stories of Survival tells the tales of young survivors of such disasters teenage coal miners trapped deep below the surface of the earth in Springhill, Nova Scotia; children who ran to escape the poisonous exploding gases spewing from Mont Pelee on Martinique; teens who rode the roofs of their homes in Pennsylvanias roaring Johnstown Flood; and youngsters who survived, but still suffer from, the nuclear accident in Chernobyl. Archival photos document these astounding sagas. From the Trade Paperback edition. About the Author Ed Butts is a writer and editor with a special interest in Canadian history. He lived for several years in the Dominican Republic, where he taught English and social studies and wrote regularly for local magazines. He has published several books of fiction and nonfiction and has written for numerous publications in Canada and the United States. Ed Butts lives in Guelph, Ontario.From the Trade Paperback edition. About Iceberg The Iceberg Reader revolutionizes the reading experience, making it easier than ever to browse, buy and enjoy books. Features - Attractive interface provides a natural reading experience with full pagination. - Table of Contents incorporates one click navigation. - Vertical and horizontal page orientation. - Adjust font size with a pinch, text reflows automatically. - Search the text within a book. - Create margin notes with user notation. About Tundra Random House of Canada Limited is the Canadian division of Random House, Inc. Our Canadian publishing program is home to such best-selling & award-winning Canadian & international authors as Christie Blatchford, Senator Romeo Dallaire, Camilla Gibb, John Irving, Vincent Lam, Lori Lansens, Yann Martel, Audrey Niffeneger, David Adams Richards & Alexander McCall Smith. Random House, Inc. is the world's largest publisher of general interest hardcover, paperback & audio adult & children's fiction & nonfiction books, & is the book publishing division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the world's foremost media companies. About Scrollmotion ScrollMotion, creator of the Iceberg Reader, is a content technology company based in New York City. For more information, visit www.scrollmotion.com. Support If you have any technical problems please email us at email@example.com before you post a review.