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Jack Hitt

Jack Hitt is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, and the public-radio program This American Life. His work recently appeared in The Best Science Writing 2006 (Harper Perennial). He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

— From July 2006
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Island Of The Damned

Oh, and there is one other problem — the elephant sitting in the room, and certainly the most profound explanation for Nauru’s contemporary interest in money laundering: a century of phosphate mining has denuded roughly 80 percent of the island.

July 2006
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