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10 edition of Lost mountain found in the catalog.

Lost mountain

a year in the vanishing wilderness : radical strip mining, and the devastation of Appalachia

by Erik Reece

  • 188 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Appalachian Region

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementErik Reece.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD195.S75 R43 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428447M
      ISBN 101594489084
      LC Control Number2005052921
      OCLC/WorldCa61731513

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A new form of strip mining has caused a state of emergency for the Appalachian wilderness and the communities that depend on it-a crisis compounded by issues of government neglect, corporate hubris, and class conflict.

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