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age of missing information

by Bill McKibben

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Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Popular culture -- United States,
    • Nature,
    • Philosophy of nature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBill McKibben.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.6 .M38 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 261 p. ;
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1735440M
      ISBN 100452269806
      LC Control Number92040397

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      Girl, Missing is an English-language YA thriller novel by Sophie McKenzie, published in It won the Bolton Children's Book Award, the Manchester Book Award and the Red House Children's Book Award for Older Readers, as well as being longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It was also one of the books picked for the Richard & Judy Children's Book : Sophie McKenzie.   Although Bill McKibben's The Age of Missing Information was written in the year , its central tenets still ring true over two decades later. McKibben embarks on an unusual experiment of sorts, comparing the information and insight gleaned from 24 hours spent in nature with that imparted by 24 hours of television. This was before.

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Bill McKibben is the author of more than a dozen books, including The End of Nature, Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, and Deep Economy.A former staff writer for The New Yorker, he writes often for Harper's Magazine, National Geographic, and the New York Review of Books, among other is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and org, a global.

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