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Book Data

ISBN: 9781933392271
Year Added to Catalog: 2006
Book Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 391 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1933392274
Release Date: September 15, 2006
Web Product ID: 3

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An Unreasonable Woman

A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas

by Diane Wilson

Foreword by Kenny Ausubel

Table of Contents

Prologue: Sabotage



One: Dirty Secrets Revealed

Two: A Shrimping Career Rehashed

Three: An Outlaw and a Letter

Four: Adversaries Approach

Five: Of Fishermen and Politicos

Six: Knocked Clean out of the Ring

Seven: Negotiating with the Enemy

Eight: The Press Arrives to Liars and Fools

Nine: Texas Water Commission Files



Ten: Dirty Facts Revealed

Eleven: A Dream Is a Dream Come True

Twelve: Losses, Gains, and Petitions

Thirteen: Money, Money, Money

Fourteen: Private Eye Mike

Fifteen: Battle Lines Are Drawn

Sixteen: Union Carbide Blows; a Federal Investigator Arrives

Seventeen: We Strike at the Heart of Formosa

Eighteen: Beauty Queens, Banquets, and Spies

Nineteen: Raining on the Chairman’s Parade

Twenty: A Hydrochloric Cloud; a Worker Talks

Twenty-one: Kickbacks Paid, Internal Memos Conveyed

Twenty-two: A Bay under Siege; an Activist Born

Twenty-three: Hunger Strike

Twenty-four: I Strike at the Gates of Hell

Twenty-five: Death Threats and Deals

Twenty-six: Pain and Defeat

Twenty-seven: A Woman Enters the Sea



Twenty-eight: Island of Fire and Solidarity

Twenty-nine: A Radicalized Woman

Thirty: The Vietnamese Connection

Thirty-one: The Sinking of the SeaBee

Thirty-two: Sanchez Comes Home

Thirty-three: Victory, Redemption, and Loss




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