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Oil and honey : the education of an unlikely activist

Author: Bill McKibben
Publisher: New York : Times Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed to put the project on hold. And yet McKibben realized that this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill McKibben; Bill McKibben
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McKibben
ISBN: 9780805092844 0805092846
OCLC Number: 827256969
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Two lives --
Storms --
Honeybees and congressmen --
Simple --
On the road again --
The wisdom of the hive --
Adrenaline and meditation.
Responsibility: Bill McKibben.
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In 2011, Bill McKibben spent three days in the city jail in Washington, DC, after leading the largest civil disobedience to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would  Read more...

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Engaging Neither an acerbic screed against modern industry nor a naive vision of some bucolic utopia, his book is simply an enjoyable tale of one man's decision to fight for a world with less oil and Read more...

 
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