The Unauthorized Guide to the Real Life Inspiration Behind Jonathan Harr's a Civil Action (Paperback)

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This guide introduces the reader to the book A Civil Action, as well as the 1998 movie of the same name. It discusses the real life inspiration for the story: Anderson v. Cryovac, trichloroethylene, Beatrice Foods, W.R. Grace and Company, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Jan Schlichtmann, Charles Nesson, and George Pinder. It provides information about other real life concepts behind the book: lawyers, water pollution, carcinogens, leukemia, and expert witnesses. It contains a chapter about the places in the story: Massachusetts; Woburn, Massachusetts; and the Aberjona River. Also included is a biography of Jonathan Harr, the author of A Civil Action.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781241728632
Publisher: Webster's Digital Services
Publication Date: June 20th, 2011
Pages: 156