Polluting for Pleasure by Andre Mele

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In the tradition of "Silent Spring" and "Unsafe At Any Speed" comes this frightening environmental study. The message: seemingly innocuous recreational boats, particularly outboards, are polluting just as much as all the cars and lorries, and the marine industry has been holding its breath, hoping that nobody will notice. "Polluting for Pleasure" begins with the author accidentally discovering that pleasure boats have been spilling oil into the environment - as much, every year, as 40 Exxon Valdez disasters. The book explores how that oil is being leaked, what it is doing to the environment and how to stop the flow.

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published July 1, 1993 by W. W. Norton & Company. 224 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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