Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental

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We tend to think of disasters as uncontrollable acts of nature or inevitable accidents. But are such incidents unavoidable or ever truly accidental? The authors of this remarkable book say we actually do have the power to prevent tragedies such as the flooding from Hurricane Katrina, the death toll from dangerous medicines like Vioxx, and the explosion of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Marc Gerstein and Michael Ellsberg insist that disasters need not be inevitable if we learn from history, prepare carefully for the worst case, ...

Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental 2010, Union Square Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781402761836

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Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents Are Rarely Accidental 2008, Union Square Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781402753039

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Flirting with Disaster: Why Accidents are Rarely Accidental 2008, Union Square Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781402761089

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