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Burning Season The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest

Revkin

ISBN 10: 039552394X / ISBN 13: 9780395523940
Published by Houghton and Mifflin, 1990
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Burning Season The Murder of Chico Mendes ...

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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"A well-written and sympathetic biography of the late Chico Mendes, leader of the Acre rubber tappers who was assassinated in Dec. 1988. Uses biographical format successfully to probe the wider economic, social, and political questions of Amazonian development. Excellent for classroom use"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

About the Author:

Andrew Revkin has been reporting on the environment for The New York Times since 1995. His coverage of climate change won the inaugural National Academies Communication Award for print journalism.

He is also the author of The Burning Season and Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast. He lives in New York's Hudson River valley.

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