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The Everglades

River of Grass

The Everglades( )
Author: Douglas, Marjory Stoneman
Illustrator: Fink, Robert
Afterword by: Grunwald, Michael
ISBN:978-1-56164-394-3
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Pineapple Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

Before 1947, when Marjory Stoneman Douglas named The Everglades a "river of grass," most people considered the area worthless. She brought the world's attention to the need to preserve The Everglades. In the Afterword, Michael Grunwald tells us what has happened to them since then. Grunwald points out that in 1947 the government was in the midst of establishing the Everglades National Park and turning loose the Army Corps of Engineers to control floods--both of which seemed like...
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Book Details
Pages:447
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Lakes, Ponds & Swamps
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.79 x 8.73 x 1.28 Inches
Book Weight:1.39 Pounds



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