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Science  04 Jul 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5629, pp. 50-51
DOI: 10.1126/science.1086522

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Krakatoa The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883. Simon Winchester. HarperCollins, New York, 2003. 432 pp. $25.95, C$39.95. ISBN 0-06-621285-5. Viking, London, £16.99. ISBN 0-670-91126-7.

Writing for a popular audience, Winchester offers an engaging, anecdotal account of the 1883 eruption of Krakatau and its effects.