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Author Wilson, Diane, 1948- author
Title An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas / Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel
Imprint White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2005]
©2005
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  SH20.W55 A3 2005    DUE 10-06-21    30610020641833
Descript 391 pages : map ; 23 cm
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Note Prologue: Sabotage -- Dirty Secrets Revealed -- A Shrimping Career Rehashed -- An Outlaw and a Letter -- Adversaries Approach -- Of Fishermen and Politicos -- Knocked Clean out of the Ring -- Negotiating with the Enemy -- The Press Arrives to Liars and Fools -- Texas Water Commission Files -- Dirty Facts Revealed -- A Dream Is a Dream Come True -- Losses, Gains, and Petitions -- Money, Money, Money -- The Informant -- Battle Lines Are Drawn -- Union Carbide Blows; the Fed Arrives -- We Strike at the Heart of Formosa -- Beauty Queens, Banquets, and Spies -- Raining on the Chairman's Parade -- A Hydrochloric Cloud; a Worker Talks -- Kickbacks Paid; Internal Memos Conveyed -- A Bay under Siege; an Activist Born -- Hunger Strike -- I Strike at the Gates of Hell -- Death Threats and Deals -- Pain and Defeat -- A Woman Enters the Sea -- Island of Fire and Solidarity -- A Radicalized Woman -- The Vietnamese Connection -- The Sinking of the SeaBee -- Sanchez Comes Home -- Victory, Redemption, and Loss
"The author describes her fight against Formosa Plastics, a multi-billion-dollar corporation that was illegally dumping harmful pollutants into the bays and community surrounding Seadrift, Texas"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Wilson, Diane, 1948-
Wilson, Diane, 1948- fast (OCoLC)fst01610573
Wilson, Diane, 1948- (local)tlcaut1438164423051584
Shrimpers (Persons) -- United States -- Biography
Chemical plants -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Texas -- Seadrift
Environmental protection -- Texas -- Seadrift -- Citizen participation
Environmentalism -- Texas -- Seadrift
Environmental protection -- Texas -- Seadrift -- Citizen participation
Chemical plants -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst00853138
Environmental protection -- Citizen participation. fast (OCoLC)fst00913332
Environmentalism. fast (OCoLC)fst00913543
Shrimpers (Persons) fast (OCoLC)fst01117814
Texas -- Seadrift. fast (OCoLC)fst01209553
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
Commercial fishing -- United States -- Biography. sears (local)tlcaut1438164479030448
Chemical industry -- Seadrift (Tex.) -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects. sears (local)tlcaut1436775965078816
Environmental protection -- Seadrift (Tex.) -- Citizen participation. sears (local)tlcaut1438164532884640
Environmental movement -- Seadrift (Tex.) sears (local)tlcaut1438164590874400
Autobiographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
Autobiographies. lcgft
Alt Author Ausubel, Kenny, writer of foreword
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