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Jess Phoenix

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Jess Phoenix is a geologist, and the executive director and co-founder of the nonprofit environmental scientific research organization Blueprint Earth.
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The Underground Railroad
A Novel
Colson Whitehead - 2016-01-30
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Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeWinner of the National Book AwardWinner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in FictionLonglisted for the Man Booker PrizeWinner of the Arthur C. Clarke AwardFinalist for the Dayton Literary Peace PrizeLonglisted for the Prix Medicis One of the Best books of the Year: The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, ...
Jess Phoenix
@sciencewithtyus My thoughts exactly. I finished @colsonwhitehead's incredible book The Underground Railroad yesterday, and then now this today. I hate this.      source
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The Worst Hard Time
The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan - 2006-09-01 (first published in 2005)
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The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Timothy Egan’s critically acclaimed account rescues this iconic chapter of American history from the shadows in a tour de force of historical reportage. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise...
Jess Phoenix
@BruceWaTheTruth @grinninfoole @Benw83084388 @conservmillen I highly recommend Timothy Egan's book The Worst Hard Time if you're interested in learning more. It's a fascinating look at catastrophe and resilience.      source