Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future
Jeff Goodell (Author)
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April 01, 2007
5.4 X 8.4 X 1.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author
JEFF GOODELL is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Our Story: 77 Hours That Tested Our Friendship and Our Faith. Goodell's memoir, Sunnyvale: The Rise and Fall of a Silicon Valley Family, was a New York Times Notable Book.
Goodell, in this well-written, timely and powerful book, makes it crystal clear what the stakes are The New York TimesFiery and committed The New York Times Book Review The hidden truth about coal is what Jeff Goodell is after in his groundbreaking book.
Bookpage [Goodell] turns the light on the coal industry as he tracks the black rock on a bracing, eye-opening journey.
Audubon Big Coal gives its readers a clear sense of the tradeoffs we face in our feverish quest for inexpensive energy... The Washington Post Goodell has a talent for pithy argument - and the book fairly crackles with informed conviction.
Publishers Weekly, Starred Eye-opening and provocative Kirkus Reviews, Starred Goodell does a first-rate job of balancing environmental concerns with interviews from the human faces associated with "Big Coal" Library Journal --