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Author Biggers, Jeff, 1963-

Title Reckoning at Eagle Creek : the secret legacy of coal in the heartland / Jeff Biggers.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Nation Books, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  333.765 Big    ---  Available
Description xviii, 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-283) and index.
Contents 4.5 hours : the choices we made -- In the name of the Shawnee : removing the Earth's liver -- Black diamonds, black lives : the entangled roots of slavery and coal -- Who killed the miners? : the anatomy of denial -- Black waters, black waters : murder of Little Egypt -- The short swift time of clean coal on Earth : dirty coal has left the building.
Source NBK 3/10 PPL
Subject Coal mines and mining -- Illinois -- Eagle Creek Region -- History.
Coal mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Illinois Eagle Creek Region -- History.
Shawnee National Forest Region (Ill.) -- History.
Mountain life -- Illinois -- Eagle Creek Region -- History.
ISBN 9781568584218

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