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The burning season : the murder of Chico Mendes and the fight for the Amazon rain forest

Author: Andrew Revkin
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life, work, and murder of Chico Mendes, the Brazilian environmentalist and spokesperson for rainforest preservation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Chico Mendes; Chico Mendes; Chico Mendes; Chico Mendes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Revkin
ISBN: 1559630892 9781559630894
OCLC Number: 56413069
Notes: Previously published: New York : Plume Book, 1994.
Description: xi, 321 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: The Burning Season --
Amazonia --
Weeping Wood --
Jungle Book --
Coming of Age in the Rainforest --
Roads to Ruin --
The Fight for the Forest --
The Wild West --
Joining Forces --
The Greening of Chico Mendes --
An Innocent Abroad --
Into the Fire --
The Dying Season.
Responsibility: Andrew Revkin.
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"In the rain forests of the western Amazon," writes author Andrew Revkin, "the threat of violent death hangs in the air like mist after a tropical rain." Violent death came to Chico Mendes - killed  Read more...

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"In a category of excellence of its own."--Nature "An admirable work...compelling. A clear, informative account of the clash in the dark heart of the rain forest."--The New York Times "Highly Read more...

 
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