[[ PDF / Epub ]] ✅ Wave of Destruction Author Erich Krauss – Landyshi.info

Wave of Destruction This Exquisitely Written Book Puts A Human Face On The Tragedy Of Last Year S Southeast Asian Tsunami Through The Heartbreaking And Heroic Stories Of Four Who Survived This Cataclysmic Natural DisasterErich Krauss Arrived In The Thai Village Of Nam Keam On A Relief Truck 12 Days After An Underwater Earthquake Of Unimaginable Magnitude Erupted Across The Ocean Floor And Unleashed A Tsunami That Destroyed Millions Of Lives And Decimated The Coastline Of Southeast Asia Wandering Around The Wreckage In A Contamination Suit, Trying To Deliver Food And Water, He Found Survivors Desperate To Tell Him What Their Village Had Been Like And How Their Lives Had Been Changed Forever In Wave Of Destruction, Krauss Shares The Pain And Privation Of Four Villagers Who Made It Through Alive Only To Bury Their Family And Friends.Beginning With Their Fight For Life As A 40 Foot Wave Crashed Down Upon Their Community, And Ending With Their Slow, Confusing Quest To Rebuild After The Last Of The Bodies Had Been Buried, Krauss Unveils The Actions And Thoughts Of Ordinary People Who Were Forced To Brave Extraordinary Circumstances Much Like John Hersey Did In His Acclaimed Book Hiroshima, Krauss, A Gifted Writer And Expert In Thai Culture, Allows The Reader To Experience One Of The Worst Disasters The World Has Ever Known Through The Eyes Of Those Who Will Never Be Able To Forget.



10 thoughts on “Wave of Destruction

  1. says:

    In this work of non fiction, Erich Krauss chronicles the story of four Thai families from the small village of Nam Keam through the worst disaster to strike Thailand ever the Tsunami of 2004.This book is the perfect look at the tragedy that struck on the morning of December 26, 2004 Getting to know the families where they came from, how the couples met, how they struggled to find work and put fo


  2. says:

    So many of the stories we hear about the tsunami that hit Asia in 2004 are from the perspective of foreigners who were there on vacation This book tells the stories of four Thai families that lived through that terrible event.


  3. says:

    Amazingly evocative and heartfelt re telling of the devastating events of the boxing day tsunami in 2004 This book follows the story of 4 families experience of the Tsunami and the immediate aftermath, before giving a quick description of how they all struggled to get their lives, those who survived, back together in the few months following Of course at the point in which the book ends, no one is anywher


  4. says:

    This is an excellent book The author tells the story of four Thai families from Nam Khem, a poor and rather dangerous fishing village in one of the areas hardest hit by the 2005 tsunami The first third of the book introduces us to the families, and the area giving us a good grounding and a connection to the people, most of whom have worked hard all their lives for a very marginal standard of living In the seco


  5. says:

    This is not pleasant reading, but it should be required reading for any American 12 years and beyond Let s face it We really do take what we have for granted This beautifully told story true is about four Thai families before the tsunami that hit Thailand in 2004, and after These people had little to nothing before the disaster, even less after What they had to do to earn a living just to build a tiny little home o


  6. says:

    An excellent look at the great tsunami of December 26, 2004 that killed thousands in Southeast Asia, focusing on a group of survivors in one Thai village that was nearly levelled It shows graphically the struggle to survive the successive waves and the aftermath including finding the bodies of loved ones, having injuries treated in hospitals stretched beyond their limit and how some took advantage of the tragedy to line


  7. says:

    I picked this book up because I m planning a trip to thailand and I always like looking into nonfiction books about major events in teh area This book did not dissapoint, giving me a great run down on the Tsunami and how it affected people at tehe personal level In addition, it gave me a bette...


  8. says:

    Great, personal stories of tragedy and resilience from Nam Khem after the 2004 Indian tsunami Author did an amazing job of introducing the characters to the reader and telling the reader how the events unfolded th...


  9. says:

    Brandi recommended I read this book about the tsunami that hit Thailand The first part of the book builds up the history and details of some of the victims lives before the Tsunami hits and then shows how some of them recovered and rebuilt their lives Powerful stuff and highly recommended.


  10. says:

    This was an amazing read It was interesting to read the first hand accounts of the Thai people who lived through the disaster.


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