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Bottled and Sold

The Story Behind Our Obsession With Bottled Water

by Peter H. Gleick

Hardcover, 211 pages, Island Pr, List Price: $26.95 |

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Bottled and Sold
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The Story Behind Our Obsession With Bottled Water
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Peter H. Gleick

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Examines the commercialization of bottled water, discussing how the demand has been fueled by the marketing campaigns of big business and the impact that sales have had on the environment, public policy, and global access to a natural resource.

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War On Tap: America's Obsession With Bottled Water

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