Faith Middleton Show: Authors of The End of Country and Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded?

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Faith Middleton Show: Authors of The End of Country and Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded?
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Faith Middleton Show: Authors of The End of Country and Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded?

Susquehanna County, in the remote northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, is a community of stoic, low-income dairy farmers and homesteaders seeking haven from suburban sprawl—and the site of the Marcellus Shale, a natural gas deposit worth more than one trillion dollars. In The End of Country, journalist and area native Seamus McGraw opens a window on the battle for control of this land, revealing a conflict that pits petrodollar billionaires and the forces of corporate America against a band of locals determined to extract their fair share of the windfall—but not at the cost of their values or their way of life.