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About A Mountain

by John D'Agata

Paperback, 236 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $14.95 |


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The author's investigation into all facets of Yucca Mountain, a desert range near Las Vegas slated to be a federal nuclear waste storage facility, turns personal when his research unearths a report of a teenager's suicidal plunge off the roof of the Stratosphere Hotel, a boy the author believes he spoke with before his suicide. Reprint.