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Decade of Destruction: The Crusade to Save the Amazon Rain Forest

Cowell, Adrian

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ISBN 10: 0805014942 / ISBN 13: 9780805014945
Published by Henry Holt & Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: Decade of Destruction: The Crusade to Save ...

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Chronicles a decade of unprecedented destruction--all in the name of development--and its devastating effect on the global environment

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The Amazon rain forest has already been the subject of Alex Shoumatoff's The World Is Burning ( LJ 8/90) and Andrew C. Revkin's The Burning Season ( LJ 6/1/90). British author/filmmaker Cowell has been visiting the Amazon for over 30 years and recording its destruction on film since 1980. This book is intended as a companion to the author's TV documentary of the same name, to be broadcast this fall by PBS. Cowell's book is similar to the previous books, yet it also stands out on its own merits as a testimony of the greed, cruelty, and villainy, as well as the courage and vision, that surround the fight for the rain forest. Of the three titles, this may be most in demand because of the TV tie-in.-- Ian Wallace, Agriculture Canada Lib., St.
Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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