Overall, a gruesome story of man made disaster that most readers will likely find both moving and enraging.
Thousands of lives have been lost and millions affected, all brushed aside by a UC statement that distills these enormous losses to a "per share loss of 0.43 cents!"
The authors, for some reason, seemed to think that hammering away at the poverty of the victims is supposed to make the reader feel even *more* sorry for them.
The book had some pages torn out. It was not complete. I they were from the front of the book and I do not think I missed anything, but still I did expect to get a complete in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John R. Kennedy
It was an unfortunate event, but it's not of great historical importance for a general reader, any way he is a wonderful writer.Published 14 months ago by DAVID SALVADOR HANANIA
Of all ways to die in a disaster, gas is one of the most terrifying. It is generally invisible, yet burns or drowns victims in their own fluids when encountered. Read morePublished on February 26, 2010 by Severin Olson
A story so engaging, so well written, so provocative, so terrifying, that all high school civics teachers, science teachers, and college professors should make it required reading.Published on May 17, 2009 by Swan
On 3rd Dec 1984, over 30,000 people of Bhopal died through cyanide poisoning from the nearby Union Carbide plant. More than 500,000 were seriously injured. Read morePublished on November 11, 2007 by Paul Dsouza
A great and interesting read .. Beautiful coverage and master story tellingPublished on July 15, 2004 by Bobby Soni
When a cruise missile destroys a target, there is a certain level of responsibility on Raytheon, the manufacturer. Read morePublished on June 13, 2004 by "needstobuyabike"
Reading this book on a plane back from India, I admired the way the author was able to blend in the texture of the city and all the different forces at work: from people... Read morePublished on January 13, 2003 by boston-reader
The book starts telling two different stories. One is about an Indian family of peasants which, after a period of dry weather, is forced to abandon their land and to move in the... Read morePublished on January 2, 2003 by Plinio