Mother Country

Mother Country

At the time when Robinson wrote this book, the largest known source of radioactive contamination of the world's environment was a government-owned nuclear plant called Sellafield, not far from Wordsworth's cottage in the Lakes District; one child in sixty was dying from leukemia in the village closest to the plant. The central question of this eloquently impassioned book is: How can a country that we persist in calling a welfare state consciously risk the lives of… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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