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When smoke ran like water : tales of environmental deception and the battle against pollution

Author: Devra Lee Davis
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2002.
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An epidemiologist identifies some 300,000 annual deaths in the U.S. and Europe due to pollution, making revelations about historical and smog-related mass casualties, and calling for major public changes.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Davis, Devra Lee.
When smoke ran like water.
New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)606914255
Online version:
Davis, Devra Lee.
When smoke ran like water.
New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)609864484
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Devra Lee Davis
ISBN: 0465015212 9780465015214 1903985501 9781903985502
OCLC Number: 50205549
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction, 2002.
Description: xx, 316 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Where I come from --
The phantom epidemic --
How to become a statistic --
How the game is played --
Zones of incomprehension --
The new sisterhood of breast cancer --
Save the males --
Earthquakes and spouting bowls --
A grand experiment --
Defiant figures.
Responsibility: Devra Davis.
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Epidemiologist Devra Davis confronts the public triumphs and private failures of her lifelong battle against environmental pollution. By turns impassioned and analytic, she documents the shocking  Read more...

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