Amity and Prosperity

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  • Author : Eliza Griswold
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 1472268717
  • Rating : 4/5 from 6 reviews
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Amity and Prosperity

Amity and Prosperity
  • Author : Eliza Griswold
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 04 June 2019
GET THIS BOOK Amity and Prosperity

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction 'At heart a David and Goliath story fit for the movies ... [A] valuable, discomforting book' The New York Times Book Review Seven years in the making, Amity and Prosperity tells the story of the energy boom's impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and of one woman's transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist. Stacey Haney is a local nurse working hard to raise two kids

Amity and Prosperity

Amity and Prosperity
  • Author : Eliza Griswold
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 12 June 2018
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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist. Stacey Haney is a local nurse working hard to raise two kids and keep up her small farm when the fracking boom comes to her hometown of Amity, Pennsylvania.

Up to Heaven and Down to Hell

Up to Heaven and Down to Hell
  • Author : Colin Jerolmack
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 20 April 2021
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A riveting portrait of a rural Pennsylvania town at the center of the fracking controversy Shale gas extraction—commonly known as fracking—is often portrayed as an energy revolution that will transform the American economy and geopolitics. But in greater Williamsport, Pennsylvania, fracking is personal. Up to Heaven and Down to Hell is a vivid and sometimes heartbreaking account of what happens when one of the most momentous decisions about the well-being of our communities and our planet—whether or