The Last Canary

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The Marcellus Shale has been called the energy play of the century - five hundred trillion cubic feet of natural gas trapped within sixty million invisible acres from upstate New York to West Virginia. But the only way to get at it is via a controversial recovery technique that involves pumping millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into the earth called fracking.
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Overview

The Marcellus Shale has been called the energy play of the century - five hundred trillion cubic feet of natural gas trapped within sixty million invisible acres from upstate New York to West Virginia. But the only way to get at it is via a controversial recovery technique that involves pumping millions of gallons of toxic chemicals into the earth called fracking.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781938135439
  • Publisher: Walker & Walker, LLC
  • Publication date: 5/9/2012
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Meet the Author

R. Bruce Walker is a twenty-five year veteran of the advertising industry. As a copywriter, creative director and senior executive with a leading global agency, he has earned numerous accolades and awards for his work. His experience encompasses a diversity of products, industries and internationally recognized brands. THE LAST CANARY is his second novel. It follows the success of his debut,JESTERS' DANCE, an advertising opus former Ogilvy Chairman & CEO likened to " thegin andvermouth of an adman's martini." He currently resides near Savannah, Georgia with his wife, Lynne, and two irrepressible Labrador Retrievers. To find out more about R. Bruce Walker and his writing, please visit: http//www.rbrucewalker.com
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2012

    R. Bruce Walker's "The Last Canary" is a compelling re

    R. Bruce Walker's "The Last Canary" is a compelling read. Richly woven with a diverse cast of characters the story both entertains and educates. Walker has taken a very topical issue and engaged the reader to identify with the complex strata of people, players and politics surrounding energy access and policy in this country. This is a fast paced and thoroughly enjoyable book. I look forward to more offerings from this author.

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  • Posted June 7, 2012

    Great Insights

    I just put down R. Bruce Walker's new novel, The Last Canary. What an interesting and informative read ... at times a little frightening. I've seen the word fracking in the newspaper and such, but this book brings the implications home in a totally different way.

    The story moves along crisply while marrying a whole lot of facts into very readable prose. The characters and situations are vivid and diverse. So are the story's multiple perspectives. When I finished the book I thought that the author had done a wonderful job of delivering a balanced point of view.

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