Busboys and Poets Book Club: “Yellow Dirt”
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 27,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmThis month's Busboys and Poets Book Club selection is Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed by Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed by Judy Pasternak. Yellow Dirt tells the haunting story of uranium mining on the Navajo desert and its terrible, long-ignored legacy.
Judy Pasternak is a writer who lives near Washington, D.C. An award-winning reporter, she worked for the Los Angeles Times for twenty-four years, in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, tackling subjects as varied as al Qaeda's private airline, a band of right-wing bank robbers, backstage maneuvering at Dick Cheney's energy task force, and the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way. She has won numerous awards for environmental and investigative journalism.
Free Event! The Busboys and Poets Book Club meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 7pm at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington. To be added to the email list please email Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
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