Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.
Eclipses have shaped the course of human history and thought, stunning, frightening and mesmerising people for thousands of years.
Ranging from Yellowstone in Wyoming to Mount Pelee in the Caribbean, from Bogoslof and Pavlov in Alaska, to Sakurajima in Japan, and, finally, to the massive volcanoes of Kilauea and Mauna Loa in Hawaii—The Last Volcano reveals the incredible journey of a man on a mission to understand the awesome power of volcanic eruptions.
A New York Times Bestseller: “Astonishing . . . has the makings of a classic—and one fantastic read.”—People
The hidden world that continues to influence and transform life on this planet.