Wastelands : the true story of farm country on trial / Corban Addison.
- ISBN: 9780593320822 : HRD
- ISBN: 0593320824 : HRD
- Physical Description: xiv, 444 pages ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A once idyllic American landscape is home to a closely knit, rural community that, for more than a generation, has battled the polluting practices of large-scale farming that had been making them sick and damaging their homes. After years of frustrationand futile attempts to bring about change, an impassioned cadre of local residents, led by a team of intrepid and dedicated lawyers, brought suit against one of the world's most powerful corporations-and, miraculously, they won. As vivid and fast-paced asa novel, Wastelands takes us into the heart of a legal battle over the future of America's farmland, and into the lives of the people who found the courage to fight. With unparalleled entraee in the courtroom, Corban Addison captures the stirring and unforgettable struggle to bring a modern-day monopoly to its knees, to force a once invincible power to change, to vindicate the rights of a long-suffering community, and finally to restore their heritage"-- Provided by publisher.
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