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Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow Our Minamata Disease

By: Michiko, Ishimure

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, Yamaguchi Publishing House: 1990

Seller ID: 12019

ISBN: 4841108033

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 379. Later printing. This copy was a gift from the author to naturalist/writer/activist Terry Tempest Williams (who noted the gift on the free front endpaper). Translated by Livia Monnet. White boards with black titling. All four corners of jacket flaps are clipped. A poetic, environmental memoir telling the story of those who suffer from the neurological disorder Minimata Disease, caused by methylmercury poisoning from the Chisso chemical corporation. Dust jacket present. View more info