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Author Pasternak, Judy, 1956-

Title Yellow dirt : an American story of a poisoned land and a people betrayed / Judy Pasternak.

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    970.49 PAS    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    979.1004 PAS    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xiii, 317 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: S-37, SOM, and SOQ -- The uranium rush -- pt. 1. The patriarch -- Discovery -- The special rocks -- The secret quest -- Jumping on the king -- pt. 2. The son -- Fear and frenzy -- The power of leetso -- Cold War -- The obstacle -- A hundred tons a day -- Endings -- Toxic legacy -- pt. 3. The grandchildren -- Aftermath -- Fallout -- Avalanche of suspicion -- A blind eye and a deaf ear -- pt. 4. The great-grandchildren -- Death and awakening -- "Hear our voices" -- Under scrutiny from every angle -- Resistance -- Ghosts -- Beginnings -- Epilogue: The steeple.
Subject Navajo Indians -- Government relations -- History -- 20th century.
Navajo Indians -- Health and hygiene -- History -- 20th century.
Navajo Indians -- Biography.
Uranium mines and mining -- Political aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century.
Uranium mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century.
Radiation -- Health aspects -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century.
Navajo Indian Reservation -- History -- 20th century.
Southwest, New -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781416594826 : $26.00
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