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The Resource Five past midnight in Bhopal, Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro ; translated from the French by Kathryn Spink

Five past midnight in Bhopal, Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro ; translated from the French by Kathryn Spink

Label
Five past midnight in Bhopal
Title
Five past midnight in Bhopal
Statement of responsibility
Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro ; translated from the French by Kathryn Spink
Title variation
Five past midnight in Bhopal
Title variation remainder
the epic story of the worlds deadliest industrial disaster
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Recreates the events of December 3, 1984, in the ancient city of Bhopal, India, when a cloud of toxic gas escaped from an American pesticide plant, killing and injuring thousands of people
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Summary
An electrifying true account of love, hope, and heroism vividly recreates the terrifying events that occurred on December 3, 1984, in the ancient city of Bhopal, when a cloud of toxic gas escaped from an American pesticide plant, killing and injuring thousands of people. Reprint. 20,000 first printing
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170080
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.1/79
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
  • HD7269.C452
  • RA1247.M45
LC item number
  • I525513 2002
  • L37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the epic story of the world's deadliest industrial disaster
Label
Five past midnight in Bhopal, Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro ; translated from the French by Kathryn Spink
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Table of contents also available in HTML format via the World Wide Web
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Firecrackers that kill, cows that die, insects that murder -- The planetary holocaust wrought by armies of ravaging insects -- A neighborhood called Orya Bustee -- A visionary billionaire to the rescue of humanity's food -- Three zealots on the banks of the Hudson -- The daily heroism of the people of the Bustees -- An American valley that ruled the world -- A little mouse under the seats of Bhopal's trains -- A poison that smelled like boiled cabbage -- They deserved the mercy of God -- "A hand for the future" -- A promised land on the ruins of a legendary kingdom -- A continent of three hundred million peasants and six hundred languages -- Some very peculiar pimps -- A plant as "inoffensive a chocolate factory" -- A new star in the Indian sky -- "They'll never dare send in their bulldozers" -- Wages of fear on the roads of Maharashtra -- The lazy poets' circle -- "Carbide has poisoned our water!" -- The first deadly drops from the "beautiful plant" -- Three tanks dressed up for a carnival -- "Half a million hours of work and not a day lost" -- Everlasting roots in the black earth of the Kali Grounds -- A gas that makes you laugh before it kills you -- "You will be reduced to dust" -- Ali Baba's treasure for the heroes of the Kali grounds -- The sudden arrival of a cost-cutting gentleman -- "My beautiful plant was losing its soul" -- The fiancés of the Orya Bustee -- The end of a young Indian's dream -- The vengeance of the people of the Kali Grounds -- Festivities that set hearts ablaze -- A Sunday unlike any other -- A night blessed by the stars -- Three sarcophagi under the moon -- "What if the stars were to go on strike?" -- Geysers of death -- Lungs bursting in the heart of the night -- "Something beyond all comprehension" -- "All hell has broken loose here!" -- A half-naked holy man in the heart of a deadly cloud -- The dancing girl was not dead -- "Death to the killer Anderson!" -- "Carbide has made us the center of the world."
Control code
ocm49799465
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 403 pages
Isbn
9780446530880
Lccn
2002100974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)49799465
Label
Five past midnight in Bhopal, Dominique Lapierre, Javier Moro ; translated from the French by Kathryn Spink
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Table of contents also available in HTML format via the World Wide Web
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Firecrackers that kill, cows that die, insects that murder -- The planetary holocaust wrought by armies of ravaging insects -- A neighborhood called Orya Bustee -- A visionary billionaire to the rescue of humanity's food -- Three zealots on the banks of the Hudson -- The daily heroism of the people of the Bustees -- An American valley that ruled the world -- A little mouse under the seats of Bhopal's trains -- A poison that smelled like boiled cabbage -- They deserved the mercy of God -- "A hand for the future" -- A promised land on the ruins of a legendary kingdom -- A continent of three hundred million peasants and six hundred languages -- Some very peculiar pimps -- A plant as "inoffensive a chocolate factory" -- A new star in the Indian sky -- "They'll never dare send in their bulldozers" -- Wages of fear on the roads of Maharashtra -- The lazy poets' circle -- "Carbide has poisoned our water!" -- The first deadly drops from the "beautiful plant" -- Three tanks dressed up for a carnival -- "Half a million hours of work and not a day lost" -- Everlasting roots in the black earth of the Kali Grounds -- A gas that makes you laugh before it kills you -- "You will be reduced to dust" -- Ali Baba's treasure for the heroes of the Kali grounds -- The sudden arrival of a cost-cutting gentleman -- "My beautiful plant was losing its soul" -- The fiancés of the Orya Bustee -- The end of a young Indian's dream -- The vengeance of the people of the Kali Grounds -- Festivities that set hearts ablaze -- A Sunday unlike any other -- A night blessed by the stars -- Three sarcophagi under the moon -- "What if the stars were to go on strike?" -- Geysers of death -- Lungs bursting in the heart of the night -- "Something beyond all comprehension" -- "All hell has broken loose here!" -- A half-naked holy man in the heart of a deadly cloud -- The dancing girl was not dead -- "Death to the killer Anderson!" -- "Carbide has made us the center of the world."
Control code
ocm49799465
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 403 pages
Isbn
9780446530880
Lccn
2002100974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)49799465

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