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A Train in the Night: The Tragedy of Lac-Mégantic By Anne-Marie Saint-Cerny, Christian Quesnel (Illustrator), W. Donald Wilson (Translator) Cover Image
A Train in the Night: The Tragedy of Lac-Mégantic (Paperback) By Anne-Marie Saint-Cerny, Christian Quesnel (Illustrator), W. Donald Wilson (Translator) $19.99
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SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere By John 'Lofty' Wiseman Cover Image
SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere (Paperback) By John 'Lofty' Wiseman $24.99
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A Field Guide to the Apocalypse: A Mostly Serious Guide to Surviving Our Wild Times By Athena Aktipis Cover Image
A Field Guide to the Apocalypse: A Mostly Serious Guide to Surviving Our Wild Times (Paperback) By Athena Aktipis $17.99
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Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti By Jake Johnston Cover Image
Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti (Hardcover) By Jake Johnston $30.00
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A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster (Paperback) By Rebecca Solnit $18.00
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Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew By Michael D. Leinbach, Jonathan H. Ward, Robert Crippen (Foreword by), Col. Eileen M. Collins, USAF (Retired) (Epilogue by) Cover Image
Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew (Paperback) By Michael D. Leinbach, Jonathan H. Ward, Robert Crippen (Foreword by), Col. Eileen M. Collins, USAF (Retired) (Epilogue by) $18.99
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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors By Piers Paul Read Cover Image
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors (Mass Market) By Piers Paul Read $9.99
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When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes By Cody Lundin, Russ Miller (Illustrator) Cover Image
When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes (Paperback) By Cody Lundin, Russ Miller (Illustrator) $19.99
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Surviving Our Catastrophes: Resilience and Renewal from Hiroshima to the Covid-19 Pandemic By Robert Jay Lifton Cover Image
Surviving Our Catastrophes: Resilience and Renewal from Hiroshima to the Covid-19 Pandemic (Hardcover) By Robert Jay Lifton $24.99
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Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital By Sheri Fink Cover Image
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Paperback) By Sheri Fink $21.00
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Inflamed: Abandonment, Heroism, and Outrage in Wine Country's Deadliest Firestorm By Anne E. Belden, Paul Gullixson, Lauren A. Spates Cover Image
Inflamed: Abandonment, Heroism, and Outrage in Wine Country's Deadliest Firestorm (Paperback) By Anne E. Belden, Paul Gullixson, Lauren A. Spates $21.00
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The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why By Amanda Ripley Cover Image
The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why (Paperback) By Amanda Ripley $17.99
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The Devil Never Sleeps: Learning to Live in an Age of Disasters By Juliette Kayyem Cover Image
The Devil Never Sleeps: Learning to Live in an Age of Disasters (Hardcover) By Juliette Kayyem $29.00
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The Book of the Dead By Muriel Rukeyser, Catherine Venable Moore (Introduction by) Cover Image
The Book of the Dead (Paperback) By Muriel Rukeyser, Catherine Venable Moore (Introduction by) $17.99
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Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire By Lizzie Johnson Cover Image
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire (Paperback) By Lizzie Johnson $18.99
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Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Lannan Selection) By Svetlana Alexievich, Keith Gessen (Translator) Cover Image
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Lannan Selection) (Hardcover) By Svetlana Alexievich, Keith Gessen (Translator) $29.00
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The Prepper's Guide To Grid Down Survival: How To Prepare For & Survive A Gas, Water, Or Electricity Grid Collapse By Ron Johnson Cover Image
The Prepper's Guide To Grid Down Survival: How To Prepare For & Survive A Gas, Water, Or Electricity Grid Collapse (Paperback) By Ron Johnson $9.59
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Alive: Sixteen Men, Seventy-two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--the Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes By Piers Paul Read Cover Image
Alive: Sixteen Men, Seventy-two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--the Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes (Paperback) By Piers Paul Read $17.99
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The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America's First Great Disaster By Meredith Henne Baker, Rachel Beanland (Foreword by) Cover Image
The Richmond Theater Fire: Early America's First Great Disaster (Paperback) By Meredith Henne Baker, Rachel Beanland (Foreword by) $29.95
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We're Not Leaving: 9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Courage, Sacrifice, and Renewal By Benjamin J. Luft Cover Image
We're Not Leaving: 9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Courage, Sacrifice, and Renewal (Paperback) By Benjamin J. Luft $20.00
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At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth By Madeline Ostrander Cover Image
At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth (Paperback) By Madeline Ostrander $19.99
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Trillion Dollar Triage: How Jay Powell and the Fed Battled a President and a Pandemic---and  Prevented Economic Disaster By Nick Timiraos Cover Image
Trillion Dollar Triage: How Jay Powell and the Fed Battled a President and a Pandemic---and Prevented Economic Disaster (Hardcover) By Nick Timiraos $30.00
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SAS Urban Survival Handbook: How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards By John "Lofty" Wiseman, Don Mann (Foreword by) Cover Image
SAS Urban Survival Handbook: How to Protect Yourself Against Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Fires, Home Invasions, and Everyday Health and Safety Hazards (Paperback) By John "Lofty" Wiseman, Don Mann (Foreword by) $17.99
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America's First Plague: The Deadly 1793 Epidemic That Crippled a Young Nation By Robert P. Watson Cover Image
America's First Plague: The Deadly 1793 Epidemic That Crippled a Young Nation (Hardcover) By Robert P. Watson $28.00
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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 By Michael Capuzzo Cover Image
Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 (Paperback) By Michael Capuzzo $18.00 Email or call for price
Memories of the Andes By José Luis 'coche' Inciarte, John Guiver (Translator), Katharine Smith (Editor) Cover Image
Memories of the Andes (Paperback) By José Luis 'coche' Inciarte, John Guiver (Translator), Katharine Smith (Editor) $26.99
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The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER By Thomas Fisher, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by) Cover Image
The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER (Paperback) By Thomas Fisher, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by) $18.00
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Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone By Richard Lloyd Parry Cover Image
Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone (Paperback) By Richard Lloyd Parry $20.00
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Prepper's Pantry: The Survival Guide To Emergency Water & Food Storage By Ron Johnson Cover Image
Prepper's Pantry: The Survival Guide To Emergency Water & Food Storage (Paperback) By Ron Johnson $9.59
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Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew By Michael D. Leinbach, Jonathan H. Ward, Robert Crippen (Foreword by), Col. Eileen M. Collins, USAF (Retired) (Epilogue by) Cover Image
Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew (Hardcover) By Michael D. Leinbach, Jonathan H. Ward, Robert Crippen (Foreword by), Col. Eileen M. Collins, USAF (Retired) (Epilogue by) $25.99
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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm By Lewis Dartnell Cover Image
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm (Paperback) By Lewis Dartnell $19.00
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Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens By Steve Olson Cover Image
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens (Paperback) By Steve Olson $16.95 Email or call for price
The Collinwood Tragedy: The Story of the Worst School Fire in American History By James Jessen Badal Cover Image
The Collinwood Tragedy: The Story of the Worst School Fire in American History (Paperback) By James Jessen Badal $24.95
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The Deep Dark: Disaster and Redemption in America's Richest Silver Mine By Gregg Olsen Cover Image
The Deep Dark: Disaster and Redemption in America's Richest Silver Mine (Paperback) By Gregg Olsen $17.00
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Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis By Samantha Montano Cover Image
Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis (Hardcover) By Samantha Montano $28.99
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Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down By Bill DeYoung Cover Image
Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down (Paperback) By Bill DeYoung $19.95
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Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm By Alvin Moscow Cover Image
Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm (Paperback) By Alvin Moscow $24.99
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Deep Discipleship for Dark Days: A Manual for Holding Fast to What is Good By Paul Dirks Cover Image
Deep Discipleship for Dark Days: A Manual for Holding Fast to What is Good (Paperback) By Paul Dirks $16.99
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The Prepper's Grid Down Survival Guide: How To Prepare If The Lights Go Out & The Gas, Water Or Electricity Grid Collapses By Jim Jackson Cover Image
The Prepper's Grid Down Survival Guide: How To Prepare If The Lights Go Out & The Gas, Water Or Electricity Grid Collapses (Paperback) By Jim Jackson $9.59
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Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihoods in Fukushima's Gray Zone (California Series in Public Anthropology #56) By Ryo Morimoto Cover Image
Nuclear Ghost: Atomic Livelihoods in Fukushima's Gray Zone (California Series in Public Anthropology #56) (Paperback) By Ryo Morimoto $49.72
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Zeitoun By Dave Eggers Cover Image
Zeitoun (Paperback) By Dave Eggers $18.00 Email or call for price
We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time By José Andrés Cover Image
We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time (Paperback) By José Andrés $19.99
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Historic Tales of Michigan Up North (American Chronicles) By D. Laurence Rogers Cover Image
Historic Tales of Michigan Up North (American Chronicles) (Paperback) By D. Laurence Rogers $23.99
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At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth By Madeline Ostrander Cover Image
At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth (Hardcover) By Madeline Ostrander $28.99 Email or call for price
The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists By Naomi Klein Cover Image
The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists (Paperback) By Naomi Klein $9.95
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Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History By Bill Bleyer, Billy Joel (Foreword by) Cover Image
Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History (Paperback) By Bill Bleyer, Billy Joel (Foreword by) $24.99
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Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster By Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro Cover Image
Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster (Hardcover) By Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro $30.00
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Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation By Danielle Arigoni Cover Image
Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation (Paperback) By Danielle Arigoni $49.20
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