The Fracking King

The Fracking King

A Novel

Book - 2014
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Winston Crwth becomes an unlikely hero in the fight to stop fracking in Pennsylvania. Truth is a rare commodity in politics, and the idea of "winning" a debate as cleanly and simply as you'd win a Scrabble game can seem impossible. But with the truth on his side, a jar of toxic "frackwater," and the belief that he can win a Scrabble tournament whose first prize is a meeting with the governor, Winston creates a moment of devastating truth for her and for the people who want to frack the state.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2014
ISBN: 9780544262997
Branch Call Number: BROWNIN
Characteristics: 185 pages ; 22 cm


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LaughingOne Mar 05, 2015

I think you have to be a teenage boy to truly appreciate this book. I'm not, and I don't. I want to stop fracking and that is part of why I even checked this book out. The description was interesting, but actually reading the book was much less so (for me at least).

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