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Meyersdale Public Library 808 COBB (Text) 30512005382419 MEYM Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781643620381
  • ISBN: 164362038X
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 23cm
  • Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, 2021.

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In Plastic: An Autobiography, Cobb's obsession with a large plastic car part leads her to explore the violence of our consume-and-dispose culture, including her own life as a child of Los Alamos, where the first atomic bombs were made. The journey exposes the interconnections among plastic waste, climate change, nuclear technologies, and racism. Using a series of interwoven narratives - from ancient Phoenicia to Alabama - the book bears witness to our deepest entanglements and asks how humans continue on this planet.
Subject: Plastics > Environmental aspects.
Plastics > Deterioration.
Environmental policy > Moral and ethical aspects.

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