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.

  • Asheville book groups meet social, intellectual needs
    • Most county libraries — and, in Buncombe County, many branch libraries — host book discussion groups. Contact your local library to learn more. You can also search for book clubs online at www.meetup.com : • Discussion Bound’s upcoming schedule can be found online at www.ashevilleart.org : Click on “Education” then “Adult Programs” then “Discussion Bound.”
    03/2/2014 - 12:18 am | View Link
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  • Book Review: 'A Man and His Mountain' by Edward Humes
    Then there's the vocation itself. Though Mr. Humes describes winemaking as "something ancient, unique, mystical, and profound," the work itself is quite tedious, and poetry doesn't come easily from pruning or fermenting. What does seem a fascinating story ...
    10/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 'Garbology' Book By Edward Humes Examines Trash In America
    This is an excerpt from "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash," an exploration of garbage and its place in America, by Edward Humes. The book is available ... each forming a small piece of a much larger work, sprawling and unique.
    04/29/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Book Review: Garbology by Edward Humes
    Humes also talks about the big profits ... I’m not sure the rest of us are capable of going that far, but it makes for a hell of a benchmark to work towards. Garbology is a well-written look at the very real problems we face in disposing of our waste.
    04/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes
    Humes devotes most of this book to conservationists such as ... If these people are barons, it's a peerage of hard work, of walking the walk. Meanwhile, examples like Galvin and Suckling -- who started their operation in a $17-per-month cabin in New ...
    04/4/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Humes' Attacks on Traipsing Into Evolution:
    Humes then develops much harsher attacks against the book ... cause whose behavior is understandable and yields predictable evidence that it was at work. ... Intelligent causes can be inferred through confirmable data. The types of information produced ...
    12/31/2008 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • David Hume (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Other works by Hume and editions of Hume's writings are: Dialogues concerning Natural Religion, edited by Norman Kemp Smith, Oxford: Oxford University ...
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  • Descendants of John Humes
    Descendants and family of John Humes and Elizabeth Carlin, born in Ireland, immigration to Pennsylvania, Virginia and Missouri.
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  • Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia ...
    Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia [Edward Humes] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NOW UPDATED WITH EXPLOSIVE COURTROOM DETAILS ...
    04/17/2014 - 2:26 am | View Website
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    The 'American dream' has powered the hopes and aspirations of Americans for generations. It began as a plain but revolutionary notion: each person has the right to ...
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  • Mean Justice
    By EDWARD HUMES Simon & Schuster. Read the Review. Bakersfield is less than a two-hour drive from downtown Los Angeles, yet it has always existed in happy isolation ...
    04/16/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Website
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