Tim LeCain’s book chosen as “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009”

Timothy LeCain’s new envirotech book, Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet (Rutgers University Press, 2009), has been chosen as an “Outstanding Academic Title for 2009” by Choice, the review journal of the American Library Association. Every year in the January issue, in print and online, Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the best of the more than 7,000 scholarly titles reviewed by Choice that year and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community. Mass Destruction, the Choice review notes, is a “skillfully and eloquently written” work whose “clarity and reason . . . should appeal to a wide audience.” More information and all the latest reviews of Mass Destruction are available at the author’s website: http://www.timothyjameslecain.com/