RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 768335818 LA English T1 The drought A1 Ballard, J. G.,, PB Liveright Pub. Corp. PP New York; London YR 2012 SN 9780871404015 087140401X AB "Water. Man's most precious commodity is a luxury of the past. Radioactive waste from years of industrial dumping has caused the sea to form a protective skin strong enough to devastate the Earth it once sustained. And while the remorseless sun beats down on the dying land, civilization itself begins to crack."--Page 4 of cover.