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Amanda Ripley
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A senior writer for Time magazine, AMANDA RIPLEY has been extensively involved in the magazine’s “Person of the Year” cover stories and now writes about homeland security and risk in Washington, D.C. Her disaster reporting recently helped Time win two National Magazine Awards.

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The Unthinkable
Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why
Written by Amanda Ripley


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $15.00

Discover how human beings react to danger–and what makes the difference between life and death

Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

The Unthinkable
Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why
Written by Amanda Ripley


Format: eBook
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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