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About a Mountain

John D'Agata (Author, University of Iowa)


"Unquestionably art, a breathtaking piece of writing."—Charles Bock, The New York Times Book Review

When John D'Agata helps his mother move to Las Vegas one summer, he begins to follow a story about the federal government's plan to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain; the result is a startling portrait that compels a reexamination of the future of human life.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • February 2011
  • ISBN 978-0-393-33901-7
  • 5.4 × 8.3 in / 240 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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