Edward Humes' Work Is Rubbish

The author of 'Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash' discusses how he became fascinated with garbage.Edward Humes is a man of eclectic storytelling tastes. A former journalist awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for a series of stories he wrote for the Orange County Register on the military establishment in Southern California, Humes has written 11 nonfiction books on subjects including how the GI Bill transformed the American Dream, Southern justice and the Dixie Mafia, and the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County.

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    HAMMOND — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes found it ironic that Purdue University Northwest presented him with a bottle of water at the podium Thursday as he spoke about his book — “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash ...
    03/5/2018 - 1:21 am | View Link
  • Johnson Sr., Robert Edward
    He was welcomed home by his father, Robert Edward Humes; beloved sons, Robert E. Johnson, Jr., Jeffery O. Johnson, and George R. Johnson; a devoted dear friend and ex-wife, Rosemarie Wilson Johnson; his step-father, James Rice; and his brothers ...
    10/10/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Patt Morrison asks: Transit guru Edward Humes on spending L.A.'s new transit billions
    We're going to just go out and lay down more asphalt and lay down more rail and hope for the best. It's not going to work. It sounds like there's a missed opportunity at a moment where we seem to be backing away from our love affair with the car ...
    11/15/2016 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Justice minister Edward Faulks says Amal Clooney gets big cases because of husband George
    Amal Clooney's top case work is given to her because of her husband George's fame. That's according to Edward Faulks QC, Minister of State for Justice. Faulks told the Daily Mail that the 37-year-old human rights barrister is in such demand because she is ...
    09/15/2015 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Obamas to attend Edward M. Kennedy Institute dedication
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is planning to attend the dedication of the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston later this month. Kennedy widow and institute co-founder Victoria Reggie Kennedy announced Monday ...
    03/16/2015 - 4:30 pm | View Link
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    This afternoon, the Guatemalan army and police were on the Belize side of the Benque border reviewing the work done by the BDF Light Engineering Company.
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    History 10th and 11th century. Much of the early history of Plumstead can be found in Edward Hasted's extensive history of Kent. In 960 King Edgar gave four plough lands, collectively called Plumstead, to a monastery - St Augustine's Abbey near Canterbury, Kent.
    05/21/2018 - 4:12 pm | View Website
  • David Hume
    David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May 1711 NS (26 April 1711 OS) – 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism.
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