Five Past Midnight in Bhopal by Dominique Lapierre
The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster

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It was December 3, 1984. In the ancient city of Bhopal, a cloud of toxic gas escaped from an American pesticide plant, killing and injuring thousands of people. When the noxious clouds cleared, the worst industrial disaster in history had taken place. Now, Dominique Lapierre brings the hundreds of characters, conflicts, and adventures together in an unforgettable tale of love and hope. Readers will meet the poetry-loving factory worker who unleashes the apocalypse, the young Indian bride who was to be married that terrible night, and the doctors who died that night saving others. It is a gripping, fascinating account that is already mesmerizing readers around the world.
 

About Dominique Lapierre

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Lapierre donates half his royalties to support humanitarian causes in India.
 
Published May 1, 2009 by Grand Central Publishing. 432 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Computers & Technology, Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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Full Circle With any modern day book using the name Bhopal in its title, one tends to conjure up images of the world's worst industrial disaster, of death, destruction and pain.

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