Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal That Runs the World

Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story About Copper, the Metal That Runs the World


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ISBN-13: 9781936182565
Publisher: Schaffner Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 245,105
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bill Carter is a freelance journalist, filmmaker, photographer and the author of two previous books, Fools Rush In and Red Summer. His articles have been published in numerous publications, including Men’s Journal, Outside, and Rolling Stone. He directed the award-winning documentary, Miss Sarajevo. He lives in Sedona, Arizona. Luis Alberto Urrea is a professor of writing at the University of Illinois–Chicago and the author of the bestselling novel The Hummingbird’s Daughter and the nonfiction book, The Devil's Highway. He lives in Chicago.

Table of Contents

Foreword: Boom Luis Alberto Urrea xv

1 Tainted Vegetables 1

2 Bisbee, Arizona 9

3 The Beginnings 27

4 Company Town 43

5 Cananea 66

6 Copper, Inc. 76

7 The Ring 87

8 Pebble Mine 108

9 Which Side Are You On? 119

10 $300 Billion vs. a Fish 139

11 Superior 151

12 A Miner's Friend 168

13 The Chairman 175

14 Prospector 186

15 Freeport-McMoRan 197

16 Cyanide Cynthia 207

17 The New Old World 215

18 This Old Town 227

Epilogue 233

Author Q&A 243

Acknowledgments 247

Bibliography 248

Index 253

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