The World Without Us

The World Without Us

Alan Weisman


Time number 1 Nonfiction publication of 2007
Entertainment Weekly no 1 Nonfiction booklet of 2007
Finalist for the 2007 nationwide e-book Critics Circle Award
Salon booklet Awards 2007
Amazon best a hundred Editors' selections of 2007 (#4)
Barnes and Noble 10 better of 2007: Politics and present Affairs
Kansas urban Star's best a hundred Books of the 12 months 2007
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If humans disappeared instantly from the Earth, what could take place? How could the planet reclaim its floor? What creatures might emerge from the darkish and swarm? How might our precious structures--our tunnels, our bridges, our houses, our monuments--survive the unmitigated impression of a planet with no our intervention? In his revelatory, bestselling account, Alan Weisman attracts on each box of technological know-how to provide an environmental evaluation like no different, the main affecting portrait but of humankind's position in this planet.

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