The Resource Amity and prosperity : one family and the fracturing of America, Eliza Griswold

Amity and prosperity : one family and the fracturing of America, Eliza Griswold

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Amity and prosperity : one family and the fracturing of America
Title
Amity and prosperity
Title remainder
one family and the fracturing of America
Statement of responsibility
Eliza Griswold
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Language
eng
Summary
Prize-winning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold's Amity and Prosperity is an expose on how fracking shattered a rural Pennsylvania town, and how one lifelong resident brought the story into the national spotlight. This is an incredible true account of investigative journalism and a devastating indictment of energy politics in America.Stacey Haney, a lifelong resident of Amity, Pennsylvania, is struggling to support her children when the fracking boom comes to town. Like most of her neighbors, she sees the energy companies' payments as a windfall. Soon trucks are rumbling down her unpaved road and a fenced-off fracking site rises on adjacent land. But her annoyance gives way to concern and then to fear as domestic animals and pets begin dying and mysterious illnesses strike her family--despite the companies' insistence that nothing is wrong. Griswold masterfully chronicles Haney's transformation into an unlikely whistle-blower as she launches her own investigation into corporate wrongdoing. As she takes her case to court, Haney inadvertently reveals the complex rifts in her community and begins to reshape its attitudes toward outsiders, corporations, and the federal government. Amity and Prosperity uses her gripping and moving tale to show the true costs of our energy infrastructure and to illuminate the predicament of rural America in the twenty-first century
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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1973-
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Griswold, Eliza
Dewey number
363.7309748/82
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other
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PerformerNote
Read by Tavia Gilbert
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Gilbert, Tavia
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  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Gas wells
  • Gas wells
  • Amity (Washington County, Pa. : Township)
  • Prosperity (Pa.)
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Amity and prosperity : one family and the fracturing of America, Eliza Griswold
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OverDrive Audiobook
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 38 min., 40 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427298171
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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E40CA138-416D-4718-9CCC-00611BE42361
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  • (OCoLC)1040072748
  • on1040072748
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Label
Amity and prosperity : one family and the fracturing of America, Eliza Griswold
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive Audiobook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 38 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427298171
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
E40CA138-416D-4718-9CCC-00611BE42361
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1040072748
  • on1040072748
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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