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The Burning Season: The Murder Of Chico Mendes And The Fight For The Amazon Rain Forest by  Andrew Revkin - Hardcover - 1990 - from ThatBookGuy and Biblio.com

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The Burning Season: The Murder Of Chico Mendes And The Fight For The Amazon Rain Forest

by Revkin, Andrew

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very-good, clean condition. NO remainder marks or price clippings. Number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Tight spine, clean pages. NO writing or tears inside book. 317 pages. Illustrated. Dustcover shows light wear, NO tears. Chico Mendes--a name synonymous with the battle to save the rain forest--was a Brazilian rubber tapper and homegrown environmentalist who was killed in December 1988 by ranchers intent on ravaging the jungle for short-term gain. Now an award-winning journalist has written a deeply affecting book about the life and death of this courageous, passionate man. Two 8-page photo inserts..


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