Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, May 30, 2009 - History - 432 pages
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It was December 3, 1984. In the ancient city of Bhopal, a cloud of toxic gas escaped from an American pesticide plant, killing and injuring thousands of people. When the noxious clouds cleared, the worst industrial disaster in history had taken place. Now, Dominique Lapierre brings the hundreds of characters, conflicts, and adventures together in an unforgettable tale of love and hope. Readers will meet the poetry-loving factory worker who unleashes the apocalypse, the young Indian bride who was to be married that terrible night, and the doctors who died that night saving others. It is a gripping, fascinating account that is already mesmerizing readers around the world.
  

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Review: Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster

User Review  - Chetan Sullabiah - Goodreads

As children, we all have heard about the bhopal gas tragedy. Yet so many of us know hardly any details of an incident that wiped out almost an entire city of our country. This book with its ... Read full review

Review: Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster

User Review  - David - Goodreads

A very readable and balanced description of the tragedy in Bhopal, combining extensive research with credible science and investigatory journalism. Commendably takes a reasonably sympathetic view of ... Read full review

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Epilogue
What Became of Them
All That Is Not Given Is Lost
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About the author (2009)

Dominique Lapierre is the author of the bestselling "The City of Joy, Beyond Love, A Thousand Suns, " and "Five Past Midnight in Bhopal." He lives in France.

Javier Moro lives in Madrid, Spain.

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