Born in South Africa, Marq de Villiers is the author of nine books on exploration, history, politics, and travel, including Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource, which won the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction. With his wife, Sheila Hirtle, he is also the author of Into Africa: A Journey through the Ancient Empires, Sahara: A Natural History, and A Dune Adrift: The Strange Origins and Curious History of Sable Island. Formerly a nationally renowned journalist, and executive with the Key Magazine group, Marq now devotes himself to writing books from his home in the teeth of the weather in Port Medway, Nova Scotia.
Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart On Sale: April 17, 2012 Price: $21.00
Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation – it’s no wonder that as a society, we’re in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity’s future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most...
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