About a Mountain (Paperback)

By John D'Agata

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393339017, 236pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2011

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Hardcover (2/1/2010)

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Description

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.