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This student's guide accompanies the textbook, Understanding Earth, which provides an introduction to physical geology, looking at geological principles and Earth processes.
Paperback, Second Edition, 682 pages
Published December 31st 1998 by W.H. Freeman & Company
(first published December 1991)
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Jackie gave me this intro textbook to read in preparation for the prelims. Flipped through the pages, skimmed the text, concentrated on the bits she told me to focus on. Don't trust the seismic wave figures. It's pretty typical as intro geo texts go.