The Elephant Back City << Back

One day, a rock is discovered in a field. This ore is asbestos, or white gold. A year later, mining begins, and a railway is built. The village will become a city and its inhabitant’s lives will never be the same again… Christine Nadeau was born in Thetford Mines, the largest asbestos producer in Canada, perhaps even in the world. Thetford Mines has experienced the same fate as many mining towns across the planet. So that everyone knows what has happened under these gray mountains that slowly and gradually overlap with greenery, so that everyone knows what asbestos has done and how it has changed the lives of thousands of men and women, Christine Nadeau took her pen. Camille Pomerlo illustrates with great detail and accuracy, and also meticulously and sensitively some parts of the history of a mining town that is close to us

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  • Category: Comic & Graphic Novel
  • Theme: Environmental Education
  • Publication Status: Published
  • Edition: First
  • Publication Date: 01-10-2019
  • Retail Price: 18 Euro
  • Available Languages: Basque | Catalan... Check List
  • Original Language: French
  • Publication Country: Canada
  • Publisher: Éditions de l Isatis
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