How A Group of Journalists, Ecologists and Visionaries Changed the WorldBook - 2004
The founder of Greenpeace brings readers the story of the creation, adventures, clashes, objectives, and heroics of the world's largest direct-action environmental group and describes the influence of such legends as Gandhi, Einstein, Rachel Carson, and Martin Luther King, Jr., on the organization. 25,000 first printing.
Greenpeace: The Inside Story is the first comprehensive eye-witness account of the human drama behind the creation of the world's largest direct-action environmental group. Greenpeace founder and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Rex Weyler brings us the amazing story of an idea that changed the world, and the adventures, clashes, pitfalls and heroics of the people who fought for it.
The book reveals the roots of ecology and the influence on Greenpeace of legends such as Gandhi, Einstein, Rachel Carson, and Martin Luther King Jr. The story is enhanced through cameo appearances by the CIA, Allen Ginsberg, Bonnie Raitt, Brigitte Bardot, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, The Grateful Dead, Pope Paul VI, Courtney Love, and Richard Nixon.
Greenpeace has 4.5 million dues-paying members around the world, and many millions more supporters.
Blackwell North Amer
This book is a detailed history of Greenpeace's coming of age in the 1970s. Witness the organization's transformation from an effective, but decidedly underground, international heckler into an organized and mobilized global cultural celebrity.
The founder of Greenpeace brings readers the story of the creation, adventures, clashes, objectives, and heroics of the world's largest direct-action environmental group.