Break Through
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
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Michael Shellenberger., Michael Shellenberger|AUTHOR., & Ted Nordhaus|AUTHOR. (2009). Break Through. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Michael Shellenberger, Michael Shellenberger|AUTHOR and Ted Nordhaus|AUTHOR. 2009. Break Through. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Michael Shellenberger, Michael Shellenberger|AUTHOR and Ted Nordhaus|AUTHOR, Break Through. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

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Michael Shellenberger, Michael Shellenberger|AUTHOR, and Ted Nordhaus|AUTHOR. Break Through. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. Web.

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