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Living downstream : an ecologist's personal investigation of cancer and the environment

Author: Sandra Steingraber
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The first edition of Living Downstream--an exquisite blend of precise science and engaging narrative--set a new standard for scientific writing. Poet, biologist, and cancer survivor, Steingraber uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the links between cancer and environmental toxins. The updated science in this exciting new edition strengthens the case for banning poisons now pervasive in our air, our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Steingraber, Sandra.
Living downstream.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009039502
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Steingraber
ISBN: 0306818973 9780306818974
OCLC Number: 647897121
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 414 pages)
Responsibility: Sandra Steingraber.
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