Eternal Harvest: The Legacy Of American Bombs In Laos by Karen J CoatesEternal Harvest: The Legacy Of American Bombs In Laos by Karen J Coates

Eternal Harvest: The Legacy Of American Bombs In Laos

byKaren J CoatesPhotographed byJerry Redfern

Paperback | December 1, 2013

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Karen Coates and Jerry Redfern spent more than seven years traveling in Laos, talking to farmers, scrap-metal hunters, people who make and use tools from UXO, people who hunt for death beneath the earth and render it harmless. With their words and photographs, they reveal the beauty of Laos, the strength of Laotians, and the commitment of bomb-disposal teams. People take precedence in this account, which is deeply personal without ever becoming a polemic.
Karen Coatessays “I’ve been hooked on Asia ever since I spent a semester of graduate school in Hanoi more than a dozen years ago. Somehow I managed to wheedle my husband, photojournalist Jerry Redfern, into a life on the move. I took a newspaper job in Phnom Penh in 1998, shortly after we married, and we’ve been tromping through jungle...
Title:Eternal Harvest: The Legacy Of American Bombs In LaosFormat:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 1, 2013Publisher:ThingsAsian PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934159492

ISBN - 13:9781934159491

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments A Note on Method Map of Laos Prologue Chapter 1: All That Remains Addendum 1: Comments Chapter 2: When the Planes Came—Remembering War Addendum 2: A Few Common Bombs Chapter 3: Shovels and Scrap Chapter 4: Accidents Addendum 3: The Survey Says Chapter 5: Clearance Chapter 6: Jim Harris—an American in Laos Chapter 7: The Plain of Jars Chapter 8: The Ho Chi Minh Trail Today Chapter 9: Life on the Farm Chapter 10: Prospects Bibliography Notes Author & Photographer Profiles Index