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The following books represent some of the most important source material I consulted in writing this book. It is far from complete and omits shorter articles found online. As I continue my research for the future books in The Cleveland Septet series, I will add to this list.

Berry, Wendell. 2015. The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture.

Bone, Eugenia. 2018. Microbia: A Journey Into the World Around You.

Brown, Gabe. 2018. Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture.

Carson, Rachel. 1962. Silent Spring.

Davis, Frederick Rowe. 2014. Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology.

Meyer, Stephen. 2013. Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design.

Montgomery, David R; Bikle, Ann. 2016. The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health.

Ohlson, Kristin. 2014. The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet.

Powers, Richard. 2018. The Overstory.

Robin, Marie-Monique. 2019. The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of our Food Supply.

Ryan, Frank. 2011. The Mystery of Metamorphosis: A Scientific Detective Story.

Shubin, Neil. 2009. Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body.

Smith, Jeffrey M. 2003. Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating.

 Wulf, Andrea. 2016. The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World.

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