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Aunt Carrie's War Against Black Fox Nuclear Power Plant

DICKERSON, Carrie Barefoot

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ISBN 10: 1571780092 / ISBN 13: 9781571780096
Published by Council Oak Publishing, Tulsa, 1995
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Small 4to. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 343pp. Illustrations. Near fine/fine. A tight and pristine first edition of this account of this Oklahomans battle against a planned nuclear power plant, handsomely signed and dated by her (18 November 1995) in blue fineline on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 37803

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Title: Aunt Carrie's War Against Black Fox Nuclear ...

Publisher: Council Oak Publishing, Tulsa

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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When Carrie Dickerson first saw a newspaper headline about the electric company's plans to build a nuclear power plant near her home in Oklahoma, she knew little about nuclear reactors and less about the legal process through which they were built and operated.
Here is Aunt Carrie's fascinating account of a nine-year battle in hearing rooms, the news media, and sometimes even the streets, to stop Black Fox's construction. Before it was over, this war would cost her and her husband Robert their entire savings, their nursing home, and almost the family farm. When the money ran out, she took up quilting to raise more.
In telling her story for the first time, Carrie brings a message of hope. In her quiet way, she also issues a call for awareness and responsible action, which is, she believes, every citizen's responsibility.

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