Visit Sunny Chernobyl, by Blackwell, Andrew
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- ISBN: 9781623360269 | 1623360269
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 5/28/2013
For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on EarthParis, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. It's rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canada's oil sand strip mines, or to set sail for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But in Visit Sunny Chernobyl,Andrew Blackwell embraces a different kind of travel, taking a jaunt through the most gruesomely polluted places on Earth. Visit Sunny Chernobyl fuses immersive first-person reporting with satire and analysis, making the case that it's time to start appreciating our planet as-isnot as we wish it to be. Equal parts travelogue, expose environmental memoir, and faux guidebook, Blackwell careens through a rogue's gallery of environmental disaster areas in search of the worst the world has to offerand approaches a deeper understanding of what's really happening to our planet in the process.