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The Resource Slow Death by Rubber Duck : The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp

Slow Death by Rubber Duck : The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp

Label
Slow Death by Rubber Duck : The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
Title
Slow Death by Rubber Duck
Title remainder
The Secret Danger of Everyday Things
Statement of responsibility
Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp
Title variation
Secret Danger of Everyday Things
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book--the testimony of the authors' experience--exposes the extent to which we are poisoned every day of our lives, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. Ultimately hopeful, the book empowers readers with some simple ideas for protecting themselves and their families, and changing things for the better
Summary
Exposes the dangerous toxins present in many commonplace items in our offices and homes--including dust, shampoos and toothpaste--and empowers readers with tips for protecting themselves and their families
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
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322422
Cataloging source
DLC
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1968-
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Smith, Rick
Dewey number
615.9/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lourie, Bruce
  • Dopp, Sarah
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True
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  • Environmental toxicology
  • Pollution
  • Pollution
  • Industries
  • Business enterprises
  • Business enterprises
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Industries
  • Pollution
  • Pollution
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the toxic chemistry of everyday life affects our health
Label
Slow Death by Rubber Duck : The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pollution then and now -- Rubber duck wars -- The world's slipperiest substance -- The new PCBs -- Quicksilver, slow death -- Germophobia -- Risky business: 2,4D, and the sound of science -- Mothers know best -- Detox
Control code
ocn406174071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 328 pages
Isbn
9781582435671
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009038076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)406174071
Label
Slow Death by Rubber Duck : The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pollution then and now -- Rubber duck wars -- The world's slipperiest substance -- The new PCBs -- Quicksilver, slow death -- Germophobia -- Risky business: 2,4D, and the sound of science -- Mothers know best -- Detox
Control code
ocn406174071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 328 pages
Isbn
9781582435671
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009038076
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)406174071

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