Plastic

Author: Susan Freinkel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547549149
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Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair with plastic, we’re starting to realize it’s not such a healthy relationship.

Katzentisch

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446239588
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Michael Ondaatje, der Autor von "Der englische Patient", erzählt ein Abenteuer, das Gleichnis ist für das wahre, wilde Leben: mit dramatischen Szenen, unvergesslichen Figuren und Bildern, die im Gedächtnis haftenbleiben.

Nonfiction

Author: Alexis Burling
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1680797344
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Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing.

Life Without Plastic

Author: Jay Sinha
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
ISBN: 1624144268
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2 Susan Freinkel's beautifully researched book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story (New
York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) provides an entertaining review of the
history of plastics. 3 As quoted in Freinkel's Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, p. 23. 4
Researchers have recently discovered a new class of thermosets that may be
recyclable: J.M. Garcia et al. (2014) “Recyclable, Strong Thermosets and
Organogels via Paraformaldehyde Condensation with Diamines.” Science 344(
6185): 732–735.

M Ll

Author: Christiane Lewe
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839433274
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... taking into account the Anthropocene, plastic waste emergence and sea life,
particularly in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.13 In the installation Economies of
Scale from 2013, that originated within the overarching Drifters Project, artist,
scientist and activist Pam Longobardi spreads out the inventory of the plastic
ocean. By referring to a principle of microeconomics and its resulting
asymmetries, Longobardi proclaims that »these 11 Cf. Freinkel, Susan: Plastic. A
Toxic Love Story, ...

Plastics And Environmental Sustainability

Author: Anthony L. Andrady
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119009383
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When they first became commercially available, plastics were widely considered
a miracle material, an exceptional example of engineering ingenuity of that
generation. The promise of plastics in the future world was foreseen with
surprising ... 1Susan Freinkel, the author of a very readable and interesting
volume, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, counted the number of plastic items she
came into contact in a day (Frienkel, 2011). The total was 196 items a day, twice
that of nonplastic items!

Schweres Beben

Author: Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644010617
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Eine der schönsten Liebesgeschichten dieser Zeit.» (Süddeutsche Zeitung) «Jonathan Franzen zeigt ungemein unterhaltsam und humorvoll, was die Stärken des amerikanischen Romans ausmacht. ‹Schweres Beben› ist ein weiteres gewichtiges ...