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Title: Asbestos House: The Secret History of James Hardie Industries.
Description: Melbourne Scribe Publications, 2006. 1st ed. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned as usual, corner tip creased rear cover, minor edgewear, prize stickers front cover. 442 pp. Founded in 1888, James Hardie Industries is one of Australia's oldest, richest and proudest corporations, who's fortunes were based on what proved to be on of the worst industrial poisons of the 20th century: asbestos. It is a saga of high finance, industrial history, legal intrigue, medical breakthrough and human frailty. This book has been reconstructed from hundreds of hours of interviews and thousands of pages of documentation, and has won three awards. ISBN: 1920769625.

Keywords: environment, business, homes, home building, earth sciences, mining, asbestos, australian history 1920769625

Price: AUD 15.00 = appr. US$ 10.38 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 16382

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