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1989: population doomsday

Don Pendleton

1989: population doomsday

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Published by Pinnacle Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Subsequent eds. published under title Population doomsday.

Statementby Don Pendleton.
SeriesPinnacle Books ; P007N, Pinnacle books -- P007N.
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14181328M

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Earlier ed. entitled: The doomsday book of animals. Originally published: London: London Editions Ltd.


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Written inthis book posits a then-future where virtually the entire earth was choked by severe air pollution. People could not go outdoors without gas masks. Populations were so dense that I read this in the early 's under the original title, " Population Doomsday"/5.

About this Item: Pinnacle, Bee Line Books, Condition: Good. pages. White paperback with red lettering. Moderate foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Clean pages. Mild wear to spine, cover edges and corners.

Mild tanning to spine. Mild staining and soiling to covers. Sticker to front. Get this from a library. population doomsday. [Don Pendleton] -- As the world gags and chokes on its own waste, the US President initiates a program that will save mankind from ecological disaster or doom him forever.

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Although the book discusses the population bomb, it rather curiously avoids the one thing that is theoretically easily doable - zero or negative population growth. The bland statement that world population would eventually stabilize around the terrible 10 billion number is far from making the reader breathe with relief/5(3).

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