Grassy Narrows

By: Hutchison, George; Wallace, Dick

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0442298773 178 pages. A book that causes a quiet explosion of outrage in the heart. The mercury poison crisis gripping this small Ojibway community has destroyed its peaceful isolation and shattered the lives of its people, plunging them into a nightmare of fear and frustration. Authors have closely followed this story since it first came to public attention. The document the human and political dimensions of this tragic drama - confusion caused by the discovery of high mercury levels in the English-Wabigoon river system, destruction of the local economy, the exchange of visits between people from Grassy Narrows and the first victims of mercury poisoning, the people of Minamata, Japan. Moderate wear to black card covers. Contents unmarked. Includes many black and white photographs. A sobering work.