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  •  I read that book, too. I've been one of those (1+ / 0-)
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    maybeeso in michigan

    who were apparently moved by myth as regards the New Madrid area and earthquakes.

    I thought the early 1800 era quakes were of the 8.something or higher variety.

    Which was one of the reasons I read the book.

    And this diary, which was better - and I like Allen Steele, especially his 'near earth' tales, like Orbital Decay and Clarke County, Space.

    This was simply splendiferous.

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    by Angie in WA State on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 11:27:44 PM PST

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