Book Review: “The Firecracker Boys” by Dan O’Neill

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Fukushima, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and… Point Hope? You might initially think that the book “The Firecracker Boys” doesn’t have anything to do with gardening in Alaska.   Yet it has everything to do with gardening in Alaska. How can you safely garden anywhere if the soil is contaminated with radioactive material?   Can you imagine having to test your soil for radioactive material?   If Edward Teller had his way, several atomic bombs would have been set off in various locations in Alaska, and people would have had to Read More …