Coal River

Author: Ellen Marie Wiseman
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1617734489
Size: 10.42 MB
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In this vibrant new historical novel, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind explores one young woman’s determination to put an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining town… As a child, Emma Malloy left ...

Coal River

Author: Michael Shnayerson
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 142993316X
Size: 27.48 MB
Format: PDF
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The two had joined forces to take on Massey Energy, the largest and most aggressive of the coal companies, and its swaggering, notorious chairman, Don Blankenship. Coal River is Shnayerson's account of this dramatic struggle.

The Coal River Valley In The Civil War

Author: Michael B. Graham
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625851928
Size: 59.29 MB
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Join author and historian Michael Graham as he expertly details the compelling human drama of West Virginia's bitterly contested Coal River Valley region during the War Between the States.

Toms River

Author: Dan Fagin
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0345538617
Size: 46.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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He tells the stories of the pioneering scientists and physicians who first identified pollutants as a cause of cancer, and brings to life the everyday heroes in Toms River who struggled for justice: a young boy whose cherubic smile belied ...

Combating Mountaintop Removal

Author: Bryan T. McNeil
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252036433
Size: 76.33 MB
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Drawing on powerful personal testimonies of the hazards of mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia, Combating Mountaintop Removal critically examines the fierce conflicts over this violent and increasingly prevalent form of strip ...