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.

  • “Common Reading” at UCF - UCF
    Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes. In his book, the author discusses the 102 ton legacy of trash and how everyone can work to lessen...
    07/23/2014 - 12:51 pm | View Link
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  • Book Review: 'A Man and His Mountain' by Edward Humes
    The brutish father, the maniacal work ethic, the adoring college sweetheart he marries ... The pivotal moment in "A Man and His Mountain" takes place when Jackson's first vintage of Chardonnay is imperiled by a "stuck fermentation" that causes some ...
    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.
    04/17/2012 - 11:26 am | View Link
  • Eco Barons by Edward Humes
    until the last tree is felled and the last well runs dry. Humes’ millionaires are so atypical as to be, in a way, sociopaths. If these people are barons, it’s a peerage of hard work, of walking the walk. Meanwhile, examples like Galvin and Suckling ...
    04/18/2009 - 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
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  • Edward Humes
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and PEN Center USA award, is the author of five books on crime and the criminal justice system, and the new medical thriller, Baby E.R.
    07/26/2014 - 3:05 am | View Website
  • Mississippi Mud: Southern Justice and the Dixie Mafia by ...
    Humes, Edward. Mississippi Mud: a True Story from a Corner of the South (1994)**** Unflinching portrait of a corrupt town This comes across like something from the ...
    07/25/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/25/2014 - 1:58 pm | View Website
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    The Lynnville-Sully Softball Team (36-2) defeated Bellevue Marquette & Wayne of Corydon on Wednesday, July 23 at the state tournament in Fort Dodge to earn 5th Place ...
    07/25/2014 - 6:20 am | View Website
  • Edward Humes: About
    Quick Story: A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, Edward Humes' latest book is Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash (Avery Books, April 2012).
    07/25/2014 - 3:56 am | View Website
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