Meet Jim Berkland, a California geologist whose forecast of the famous October 17, 1989 World Series Quake that rumbled through the San Francisco Bay Area was right on the money. This is the first book to document a geologist's uncanny ability to foretell earthquakes around the world. This facinating read includes stories of earthquake survivors, a wealth of details about seismic activity in earthquake prone regions around the world.
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About the Author
She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from San Francisco State University. Ms. Orey is the author of several books, including The Healing Powers of Vinegar, Doctors' Orders: What 101 Doctors Do to Stay Healthy (translated into three languages), and 202 Pets' Peeves: Cats and Dogs Speak Out on Pesky Human Behavior, all published by Kensington. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she resides in Northern California.
What People are Saying About This
A fascinating read full of amazing anecdotes and provocative information. Orey's book entertains while challenging conventional science. So be warned, once you start reading this book, you won't put it down.
(Kathleen Antrim, author of Capital Offense,columnist for the San Francisco Examiner)
Lisa Baran, editor of PetFolio
Berkland's predictions have been ‘on the mark’ on numerous occasions, and Cal Orey's new book delves into the science and the psychic phenomena behind it all.
Can Berkland predict earthquakes? It seems so, and veteran author Cal Orey does an extraordinary job of not only telling Jim's story to the world, but also providing readers with an enormous amount of valuable information about earthquakes. Frankly, I wish I had had this book when I was researching my own book about disasters. Highly recommended.
(Stephen Spignesi, author of Catastrophe! The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time)
Clarisa Bernhardt, columnist for shirleymaclaine.com
Cal Orey's wonderfully written book about geologist Jim Berkland's unique but scientifically unorthodox approach to predictions of forthcoming earth tremors should register 9.9 on the Richter Scale!
Twenty to thirty percent of children in the area woke up more than a minute before the Kobe, Japan, earthquake in 1995. Cal Orey's book shows that a nature-loving geologist like Jim Berkland, with a heart of a child, can forecast earthquakes.
(Motoji Ikeya, Professor Emeritus of Osaka University, Japan; author of Earthquakes and Animals)
Jim Baker, County Geologist of Santa Clara County, California
In this landmark book, journalist Cal Orey demonstrates that Berkland will cross any chasm to deliver his quake wisdom.