The World is Burning by Alex Shoumatoff
"Murder in the Rain forest"
The story of Chico Mendes, self-taught environmentalist and leader of a people fighting to save their way of life in the rainforest, who was gunned down outside his home in Brazil's remote state of Acre in late 1988.
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Title The World is Burning
Author Alex Shoumatoff
Publisher Little, Brown, 1990
ISBN 0316787396, 9780316787390
Length 377 pages