In this fascinating collection of works by such diverse chroniclers as Plato, Thucydides, da Vinci, and Picasso, famous episodes of human tragedy are recounted by those who lived them. Jack London describes the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. A Bolshevik watches the Winter Palace Fall in 1917. 19 illustrations.

End of the World 2000, St. Martin's Griffin, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312252649

Trade paperback