Exile Island

Exile Island

by Glenn G. Tucker
     
 

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN OPEC STOPS SHIPPING OIL? At times the Government oversteps the bounds of honesty and common sense. The incidents in the first chapters of this story actually occurred and were reported in the newspapers. Land has been taken under eminent domain for private use, as in Detroit where homes and businesses were taken at a minimal price and resold to…  See more details below

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN OPEC STOPS SHIPPING OIL? At times the Government oversteps the bounds of honesty and common sense. The incidents in the first chapters of this story actually occurred and were reported in the newspapers. Land has been taken under eminent domain for private use, as in Detroit where homes and businesses were taken at a minimal price and resold to General Motors. Land was taken in the west for water rights by cities to ensure sufficient water for their municipal needs. are still underway in these areas. Atlanta,Georgia is still in litigation with Alabama,Florida and South Georgia over water rights to the Chattahoochee River.There are many cases of whistle blowers suing for being fired for reporting corporate, state, municipal, and federal wrong doing. These cases make the local and national news. This novelette is about people who left the United States after being legally wronged. reason for their leaving had many causes, one of them being fearful of the coming oil crisis. Many people believe this crisis is probable after the incursion into Iraq.Everyone has suffered because of the rapidly rising prices of petroleum fuels. It is not in the realm of impossibility that the events in this book could occur. How this group of wronged citizens left for their own little island is what this novelette is about. How they rebuilt three 55 year-old navy LSMs; how they weathered raids by oil pirates; a severe South Pacific Storm and how they built their homes and grew their food.

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ISBN-13:
9781420824742
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
03/18/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
252
File size:
466 KB

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