The Resource An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas, Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel

An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas, Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel

Label
An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas
Title
An unreasonable woman
Title remainder
a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas
Statement of responsibility
Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes her fight against Formosa Plastics, a multi-billion-dollar corporation that was illegally dumping harmful pollutants into the bays and community surrounding Seadrift, Texas
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Diane
Dewey number
  • 639/.58/092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
SH20.W55
LC item number
A3 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Diane
  • Shrimpers (Persons)
  • Chemical plants
  • Environmental protection
  • Environmentalism
Label
An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas, Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel
Link
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL3397137M
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Prologue: Sabotage -- Dirty Secrets Revealed -- A Shrimping Career Rehashed -- An Outlaw and a Letter -- Adversaries Approach -- Of Fishermen and Politicos -- Knocked Clean out of the Ring -- Negotiating with the Enemy -- The Press Arrives to Liars and Fools -- Texas Water Commission Files -- Dirty Facts Revealed -- A Dream Is a Dream Come True -- Losses, Gains, and Petitions -- Money, Money, Money -- The Informant -- Battle Lines Are Drawn -- Union Carbide Blows; the Fed Arrives -- We Strike at the Heart of Formosa -- Beauty Queens, Banquets, and Spies -- Raining on the Chairman's Parade -- A Hydrochloric Cloud; a Worker Talks -- Kickbacks Paid; Internal Memos Conveyed -- A Bay under Siege; an Activist Born -- Hunger Strike -- I Strike at the Gates of Hell -- Death Threats and Deals -- Pain and Defeat -- A Woman Enters the Sea -- Island of Fire and Solidarity -- A Radicalized Woman -- The Vietnamese Connection -- The Sinking of the SeaBee -- Sanchez Comes Home -- Victory, Redemption, and Loss
Extent
1 online resource (391 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1036908001
  • (CaSfIA)unreasonablewoma00wils
Label
An unreasonable woman : a true story of shrimpers, politicos, polluters, and the fight for Seadrift, Texas, Diane Wilson ; foreword by Kenny Ausubel
Link
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL3397137M
Publication
Contents
Prologue: Sabotage -- Dirty Secrets Revealed -- A Shrimping Career Rehashed -- An Outlaw and a Letter -- Adversaries Approach -- Of Fishermen and Politicos -- Knocked Clean out of the Ring -- Negotiating with the Enemy -- The Press Arrives to Liars and Fools -- Texas Water Commission Files -- Dirty Facts Revealed -- A Dream Is a Dream Come True -- Losses, Gains, and Petitions -- Money, Money, Money -- The Informant -- Battle Lines Are Drawn -- Union Carbide Blows; the Fed Arrives -- We Strike at the Heart of Formosa -- Beauty Queens, Banquets, and Spies -- Raining on the Chairman's Parade -- A Hydrochloric Cloud; a Worker Talks -- Kickbacks Paid; Internal Memos Conveyed -- A Bay under Siege; an Activist Born -- Hunger Strike -- I Strike at the Gates of Hell -- Death Threats and Deals -- Pain and Defeat -- A Woman Enters the Sea -- Island of Fire and Solidarity -- A Radicalized Woman -- The Vietnamese Connection -- The Sinking of the SeaBee -- Sanchez Comes Home -- Victory, Redemption, and Loss
Extent
1 online resource (391 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1036908001
  • (CaSfIA)unreasonablewoma00wils

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