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Publisher's Summary

Here is an inspiring celebration of courageous American innovators who are transforming the way we protect and care for the world we live in.

The environment, and the movement that grew up to protect it, is under attack, concerted and purposeful. Yet the need for solutions to pressing environmental problems grows more urgent each day. Teresa Heinz Kerry and Senator John Kerry traveled across the country in a national campaign to see at first hand how these issues unite people across party and ideological lines. From the San Juan Basin to the Gulf of Mexico to the South Bronx, from mothers on Cape Cod to Colorado ranchers, they found a vibrant coalition of people and communities deploying ingenuity, technology, and sheer will power to save the world they know and love. Now, in this passionate and personal book, Senator John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry shine the spotlight on an inspiring cross section of these new environmental pioneers.

This audiobook combines intensive research with keenly observed personal experiences to present a portrait of Americans devoted to the natural diversity and spectacular uniqueness of our country. It also includes an extensive audio guide on where and how listeners can get involved.

©2007 John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry; (P)2007 Tantor Media Inc.

Critic Reviews

"The book tackles climate change and other environmental challenges from the bottom up, telling the stories of individuals who have taken smaller steps to help solve big environmental problems, ranging from polluted rivers to the link between environmental hazards and major health issues such as cancer." (The Boston Globe)

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