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Poisoned Air And Other Stories

Author : S. P. Meek
Genre : Fiction
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Table of Contents B. C. 30,000 Giants on the Earth Chapter I Chapter II Chapter III Chapter V Chapter VI Chapter VII The Solar Magnet The Great Drought Poisoned Air

Poisoned Air

Author : Meish Goldish
ISBN : 1684022215
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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One night in December 1984, the residents of Bhopal, India, woke up suddenly, gasping for breath. Aziza Sultan's room was filled with a white cloud: "I heard people shouting, 'Run! Run!' Then I started coughing. It seemed as if I was breathing in fire. My eyes were burning." What was causing this unbelievable horror? Poisoned Air: Bhopal, Indiatraces the tragic story of a city in India that became exposed to a deadly gas called methyl isocyanate, or MIC. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers.

Poisoned Air

Author : Sterner St Meek, Paul
ISBN : 1519128274
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Again Dr. Bird closes with the evil Saranoff-this time near the Aberdeen Proving Ground, in a deadly, mysterious blanket of fog. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to [email protected] This book is found as a public domain and free book based on various online catalogs, if you think there are any problems regard copyright issues please contact us immediately via [email protected]

This New Poisonous Air

Author : Adam McOmber
ISBN : 9781934414798
Genre : Fiction
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She admits she is pleased when the new placard is raised, "Madame Tussaud's House of Wax." She stands in the crowd with François at her side. He leans close enough to touch her ear with the fringe of his mustache and whispers, "What part of the museum would the famous Madame Tussaud like to survey on her inaugural visit?" "The Chamber of Horrors, I think," she says softly. "Really, my dear? All that grim fantasy and blood?" "There is no fantasy about it, François. It is an embryo, a showing of what is to come." Blending historical fiction with fantasy and the macabre, Adam McOmber's debut short story collection brings the influence of Angela Carter, Isak Dinesen, and Edgar Allan Poe to the next generation. In "The Automatic Garden," a solitary architect from the court at Versailles builds a water-powered pleasure garden; in "There Are No Bodies Such as This," we read a haunted and romantic fiction about the creation of Madame Tussaud's wax museum; in "Fall, Orpheum," a small town movie palace becomes the temple for an entire town's devotion and sacrifice. McOmber seamlessly blends history, artifice, and desire to create a dream of the past that intertwines with our own notions of modern life. Adam McOmber's stories appear in Conjunctions, StoryQuarterly, Third Coast, The Greensboro Review, Arts & Letters, and Quarterly West. He is assistant director of creative nonfiction at Columbia College Chicago and associate editor of the literary magazine Hotel Amerika.

Fog Smog And Poisoned Rain

Author : Michael Allaby
ISBN : 9781438108667
Genre : Nature
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Explains the causes of fog, smog and acid rain, the difference between natural and man-made pollution, the effect of pollution on life, and measures being taken to reduce pollution.

Poisoned By Pollution

Author : Anne Lipscomb
ISBN : 1438965044
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of how Anne Lipscomb turned what might have been a devastating illness into inner wisdom to create an astonishingly adventurous, happy life after 14 years trapped inside her home with multiple chemical sensitivity.

Nature S Wonders

Author : Richard Newton
Genre : Science
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Your Electronic Body And Electronic Potentials Of Food

Author : Brown Landone
ISBN : 0787310727
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Contents: Thirteen Truths Re This Course; an Entirely New Vision is Necessary; What Energies Break Down Foods During Digestion; Strong Males & Exhausting Wenches; Your Two Physical Bodies; Sex & Electronic Power & Your Heart; is it Possible to Tran.

Release Of Poison Gases And Other Hazardous Air Pollutants From Chemical Plants

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment
ISBN : LOC:00185468719
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The Poisoned Pawn

Author : Peggy Blair
ISBN : 9780143188339
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Detective Mike Ellis returns to Ottawa from Cuba to find he’s the main suspect in his wife’s unexplained and unexpected death. Meanwhile, Inspector Ramirez, head of the Havana Major Crimes Unit, is dispatched to Canada’s capital to take custody of a priest found with a laptop full of disturbing pictures of Cuban children. While Ramirez is abroad, other women suddenly start dying in Havana. Powerless to assist pathologist Hector Apiro find out why, Ramirez focuses on untangling a web of deceit and depravity that extends all the way from the corridors of power in Ottawa to the Vatican. As he does, he not only uncovers the truth about Mike Ellis, but discovers who, or what, is killing Cuban women. The Poisoned Pawn is the gripping, fast-paced sequel to the award-winning, critically acclaimed mystery The Beggar’s Opera. Evoking the crumbling beauty of Old Havana and featuring Inspector Ramirez, a man haunted by the victims of his unsolved cases, it’s perfect for fans of Donna Leon and Martin Cruz Smith who love exotic settings and unforgettable characters.

Poisoned For Profit

Author : Philip Shabecoff
ISBN : 9781603582568
Genre : Medical
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Looks at the prevalence of toxic chemicals in the food supply, household cleaners, water systems, and other aspects of modern life, exposing the direct link between the chemical industry and the growth in childhood disease and disabilities.

The New Housekeeper S Manual

Author : Catharine Esther Beecher
ISBN : 9781449428563
Genre : Cooking
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Published in 1873 in New York, The New Housekeeper’s Manual was written by Catharine Esther Beecher and her sister Harriet Beecher Stowe, two of the most influential women writers and activists of their time. Both women exerted profound influence on American letters and on the shape of American domestic life and educational reform. The book combines two works by the sisters in one volume. The American Woman’s Home: Or Principles of Domestic Science describes kitchen and home design, coping with kitchen appliances and newly invented gadgets, cooking healthful food and drink, caring for the sick with medical recipes, and gardening with plants and domestic animals. The Handy Cook-Book is a “complete, condensed guide to wholesome, economical, and delicious cooking with nearly 500 choice and tested recipes.” The authors assert that their extensive manual was designed specifically for middle-class housewives, versus others written for women with money and servants. It includes housekeeping information and dishes for every occasion that the practical-minded housewife might need. The New Housekeeper’s Manual was well received and had over 25 printings in 25 years. This edition of The New Housekeeper’s Manual was reproduced by permission from the volume in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, a Revolutionary War patriot and successful printer and publisher, the Society is a research library documenting the life of Americans from the colonial era through 1876. The Society collects, preserves, and makes available as complete a record as possible of the printed materials from the early American experience. The cookbook collection includes approximately 1,100 volumes

The Modern Practical Bread Baker

Author : Robert Wells
ISBN : 9781429012539
Genre : Cooking
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Published in the early 1900s, Robert Wells's ""Modern Practical Bread Baker"" is a complete reference to all aspects of bread baking, providing useful information on the key ingredients of bread, such as yeast, flour, and ovens, as well as recipes for all types of bread, including plain and fancy breads, brown breads, and breads using wheat substitutes.

Medieval Italy

Author : Christopher Kleinhenz
ISBN : 9781135948801
Genre : History
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This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375. For more information including the introduction, a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia website.

Crabgrass Crucible

Author : Christopher C. Sellers
ISBN : 9780807869901
Genre : History
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Although suburb-building created major environmental problems, Christopher Sellers demonstrates that the environmental movement originated within suburbs--not just in response to unchecked urban sprawl. Drawn to the countryside as early as the late nineteenth century, new suburbanites turned to taming the wildness of their surroundings. They cultivated a fondness for the natural world around them, and in the decades that followed, they became sensitized to potential threats. Sellers shows how the philosophy, science, and emotions that catalyzed the environmental movement sprang directly from suburbanites' lives and their ideas about nature, as well as the unique ecology of the neighborhoods in which they dwelt. Sellers focuses on the spreading edges of New York and Los Angeles over the middle of the twentieth century to create an intimate portrait of what it was like to live amid suburban nature. As suburbanites learned about their land, became aware of pollution, and saw the forests shrinking around them, the vulnerability of both their bodies and their homes became apparent. Worries crossed lines of class and race and necessitated new ways of thinking and acting, Sellers argues, concluding that suburb-dwellers, through the knowledge and politics they forged, deserve much of the credit for inventing modern environmentalism.

Poisoned Profits

Author : Philip Shabecoff
ISBN : 9781588367129
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In this shocking and sobering book, two fearless journalists directly and definitively link industrial toxins to the current rise in childhood disease and death. In the tradition of Silent Spring, Poisoned Profits is a landmark investigation, an eye-opening account of a country that prizes money over children’s health. With indisputable data, Philip Shabecoff and Alice Shabecoff reveal that the children of baby boomers–the first to be raised in a truly “toxified” world–have higher rates of birth defects, asthma, cancer, autism, and other serious illnesses than previous generations. In piercing case histories, the authors identify the culprit as corporate pollution. Here are the stories of such places as Dickson, Tennessee, where babies were born with cleft lips and palates after landfill chemicals seeped into the water, and Port Neches, Texas, where so many graduates of a high school near synthetic rubber and chemical plants contracted cancer that the school was nicknamed “Leukemia High.” The danger to our children isn’t just in the outside world, though. The Shabecoffs provide evidence that our homes are now infested with everything from dangerous flame retardants in crib mattresses to harmful plastic softeners in teething rings to antibiotics and arsenic in chicken–additives that are absorbed by growing and physically vulnerable kids as well as by pregnant women. Compounding the problem are chemical corporations that sabotage investigations and regulations, a government that refuses to police these companies, and corporate-hired scientists who keep pertinent secrets massaged with skewed data of their own. Poisoned Profits also demonstrates how people are fighting back, whether through grassroots parents’ groups putting pressure on politicians, the rise of “ecotheology” in the pulpits of formerly indifferent churches, or the new “green chemistry” being practiced in labs to replace bad elements with good. The Shabecoffs also include helpful tips on reducing risks to children in how they eat and play, and in how parents clean and maintain their homes. Powerful, unflinching, and eminently readable, Poisoned Profits is a wake-up call that is bound to inspire talk and force change. From the Hardcover edition.

Love Freedom And Aloneness

Author : Osho
ISBN : 1429979143
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Osho, one of the greatest spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century, explores the connections between ourselves and others in Love, Freedom, and Aloneness: The Koan of Relationships. In today’s world, freedom is our basic condition, and until we learn to live with that freedom, and learn to live by ourselves and with ourselves, we are denying ourselves the possibility of finding love and happiness with someone else. Love can only happen through freedom and in conjunction with a deep respect for ourselves and the other. Is it possible to be alone and not lonely? Where are the boundaries that define “lust” versus “love”...and can lust ever grow into love? In Love, Freedom, and Aloneness you will find unique, radical, and intelligent perspectives on these and other essential questions. In our post-ideological world, where old moralities are out of date, we have a golden opportunity to redefine and revitalize the very foundations of our lives. We have the chance to start afresh with ourselves, our relationships to others, and to find fulfillment and success for the individual and for society as a whole. Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

Poisioned Air

Author : Capt Sp Meek
ISBN : 9781612100715
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Again Dr. Bird closes with the evil Saranoff-this time near the Aberdeen Proving Ground, in a deadly, mysterious blanket of fog.

Poisoned Ivy

Author : Toni A. H. McNaron
ISBN : 1566394880
Genre : Education
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In this book, the author, as well as faculty from a wide range of disciplines, geographical regions, and institutions, speak out about their ong-term experience in negotiating the difficult terrain of casual conversations with colleagues, departmental politics, and administration policies. In stark contrast to accounts of being denied tenure or promotion are testimonies about the elation that comes from doing lesbian/gay scholarship, political work on campus, or mentoring students and junior faculty.

The Poisoned Weed

Author : Donald G. Crosby
ISBN : 019803542X
Genre : Medical
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Over-two thirds of the U.S. population is allergic to poison oak, poison ivy, or a related plant. These and many other common plants in our homes, fields, and gardens are irritants that cause misery to many. But surprisingly, there has never been a general guide to help raise awareness of them--and to help avoid them. This new book reviews the history, occurrence, classification, toxicity, and health aspects of all the major allergenic and irritant species.

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