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The Big Thirst

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The Big Thirst

The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wal-Mart Effect comes a fascinating journey into the secret life of water, a book that upends everything we think we know about the most vital substance in our lives.

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wal-Mart Effect comes a fascinating journey into the secret life of water, a book that upends everything we think we know about the most vital substance in our lives.

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  • AudioFile Magazine This book strings together a series of engaging stories about our relationship with water in an effort to get us to think harder about this essential and ubiquitous substance. Fishman does not predict an arid doomsday. He believes water problems--from climate change to bad municipal plumbing--are solvable if we're willing to face them and free ourselves from "water mythology." Stephen Hoye's voice is clear and strong, well paced and relentlessly upbeat. The anecdotal nature of the book makes it well suited for listening. This is a great place to start for those who want to begin learning about national and global water issues. F.C. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine
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