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The article raises the prospect of failing power plants, chemical plants, dams, and petroleum tanks.To expand this into a book, Weisman's agent found an editor and publisher at St. Among the 23-page bibliography are two articles he wrote for the Los Angeles Times Magazine ("Naked Planet" on persistent organic pollutants, and "The Real Indiana Jones" on the Mayan civilization) and one published in the Condé Nast Traveler ("Diamond in the Wild" on diamond mining), as well as Discover's "Earth Without People".He has worked as an international journalist for American magazines and newspapers, and at the time of writing the book was an Associate Professor of Journalism and Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona.The position required him to teach only one class in the spring semester, and he was free to travel and conduct research the rest of the year.Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain, which began construction in the early 1880s under the direction of the architect Antoni Gaudí.Thanks in large part to Gaudí's death and the Spanish Civil War (and in large part to the incredible complexity of Gaudí's design), the construction for the cathedral has dragged on for decades.Several chapters are dedicated to megafauna, which Weisman predicts would proliferate.
There is no unifying narrative, cohesive single-chapter overview, or thesis.
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It is not scheduled to be completed until 2026, the centennial of Gaudí's death.
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