The World Is Burning: Murder in the Rain Forest

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Avon, 1991 - Business & Economics - 379 pages
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Retracing the events that led to the murder of environmental activist Chico Mendes, the author describes the crime that brought home the environmental tragedy of Brazil's shrinking rain forests

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Of the many disasters witnessed by the 20th century , the ongoing destruction of the Amazon rain forest may prove to be the most calamitous for humankind. In this engrossing analysis, excerpts of ... Read full review


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Shoumatoff was a staff writer for The New Yorker and is now a contributing editor for Vanity Fair.

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