Showdown at Opal Creek by David Seideman
The Battle for America's Last Wilderness

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Dramatizes the battle between two former best friends--Tom Hirons, a logger, and George Atiyeh, a man fighting to preserve the last ancient forest in the United States. By the author of The New Republic: A Voice of Modern Liberalism.

About David Seideman

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Seidman is a journalist, novelist, consultant and pop culture expert. He has taught writing at UCLA.
Published June 1, 1993 by Carroll & Graf Pub. 419 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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To George Atiyeh--a logger-turned-environmentalist from a prominent Oregon family--Opal Creek is a church, and his willingness to use every means necessary to protect it from cutting--including media manipulation, state and federal legislation, and endless legal maneuvers against the US Forest Se...

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