The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest
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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No preview available - 1990
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