A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

Rebecca Solnit

353 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

nonfiction history psychology sociology informative inspiring reflective slow-paced

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"A landmark book that gives impassioned challenge to the social meaning of disasters" (The New York Times Book Review) from the author of the memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence"Solnit argues that disasters are opportunities as well as oppress...

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