Casey Turner's delivery is direct and clear, creating the perfect listening experience for this progressively disturbing audiobook. DDT, originally considered a harmless insecticide, was at one time so prevalent that local governments would fog entire neighborhoods in an effort to eliminate insects. Laborers would be covered with the chemical to kill lice. But the discovery of a high correlation with cancer and devastating environmental impacts led to government regulation, yet corporate interests have helped force the return of its use. This pushback included successful attempts to demonize researchers who sounded the alarm about its risks. Turner's engaging no-frills performance provides consistent focus to this decades-long injustice. Her voice conveys the weight of this returning problem. S.P.C. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2022]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9781549193125 $26.98
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