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Seamus McGraw

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Seamus McGraw is a full-time writer who has seen his work published in Playboy, Reader’s Digest, Penthouse, Radar, Spin, and The Forward. He has received the Freedom of Information Award from the Associated Press Managing Editors, as well as honors from the Casey Foundation and the Society of Professional Journalists. McGraw is currently working on a documentary trailer about his family’s experiences with the Marcellus shale. He grew up pitching hay and spreading manure on the same fields the gas companies are now prospecting. He still lives in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania with his wife and four children.

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The End of Country
Dispatches from the Frack Zone
Written by Seamus McGraw


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $16.00

Selected for common reading at American University

“A rare, honest, beautiful, and, yes, sometimes heartbreaking examination of the echoes of water-powered natural gas drilling—or fracking—in the human community . . . vivid, personal and emotional.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune

Susquehanna County, in the remote northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, is a community of stoic, low-income... Read more >
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The End of Country
Dispatches from the Frack Zone
Written by Seamus McGraw


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $13.99

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