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Re: Any Novelists Out There?

  I recommend "ZODIAC" by Neal Stephenson, a thinly veiled account of
  Greenpeace.  Contains a good description of PCB's and the chlor-alkali
  industry.  Lots of fun to read.
  Mark Robinowitz
  http://www.igc.org/icc370  (Stop the Outer Beltway)
  At 12:41 PM 8/3/1997 -0400, you wrote:
  >All this "by-product utilization" sounds like the 
  >old activist book I read years ago in highschool 
  >--- "The Jungle" was written about 
  >turn-of-the century industrialization, dangerous 
  >practices, social impacts, and food adulteration.  
  >In that case, a relatively small group of
  >journalist "Muckrakers," including the book's author 
  >Upton Sinclair, achieved reforms by exposing the 
  >outrages through extensive media coverage and 
  >I guess what we need now are some good writers to 
  >weave all this into a series of romance, action 
  >and mystery novels.    No need to exaggerate.   
  >Rebecca Leighton Katers
  >Clean Water Action Council of N.E. Wisconsin
  >2220 Deckner Avenue
  >Green Bay, WI 54302
  >Phone:  414-468-4243
  >Fax:  414-468-1234
  >E-mail:  cwac@execpc.com