The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

Charles Fishman

Fishmen examines the passing of the golden age of water and reveals the shocking facts about how water scarcity will soon be a major factor.

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Publisher: Free Press
Publish Date: 02/14/2012
Pages: 416
ISBN-13: 9781439102084
ISBN-10: 1439102082
Language: English

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Praised as "an entertaining and torrential flow of a book" by Nature magazine, The Big Thirst is a startling examination of the passing of the golden age of water and the shocking facts about how water scarcity will s

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Charles Fishman is the author of "The Wal-Mart Effect," a "New York Times," "Wall Street Journal," and "Business Week" bestseller. Since 1996, he has worked for the innovative business magazine "Fast Company." He lives in Wyncote, Pennsylvania.

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