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Interstate 69 [electronic resource] : The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway. Matt Dellinger.

Dellinger, Matt. (Author). Fass, Robert. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781400197927 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook : Tantor Media, 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Robert Fass.
Summary, etc.: New Yorker contributor and decade-long staffer Matt Dellinger uses the controversy surrounding Interstate 69 as a lens through which to examine middle America's current political, social, and economic landscape, including hot-button issues like NAFTA and the country's troubled infrastructure. If completed, I-69 will stretch from Canada to Mexico through Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. In the works for more than twenty years, the highway has been both eagerly anticipated as an economic godsend and the center of a firestorm of protests by local environmentalists, farmers, ranchers, anarchists, and others who question both the wisdom of building more highways and the merits of globalization.Part history, part travelogue, Interstate 69 chronicles the last great highway project in America, introducing the people who have worked tirelessly to build it or stop it from being built, and the many places it would change...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 359310 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Politics.
Genre: Electronic books.

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