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The Seacoast Reader celebrates the coastal regions of the world with a collection of works from twenty-three writers whose experiences span three continents, three oceans, and over one hundred and fifty years. It is part of The Nature Conservancy series of anthologies, in which each volume gathers both classic selections and contemporary writings on a celebrated natural environment. (6 X 9, 320 pages)

Table of Contents

A presentation of whales (from Crossing open ground) / Barry Lopez — The shipwreck (from Cape Cod) / Henry David Thoreau — The discovery of Glacier Bay (from Travels in Alaska) / John Muir — On the reef, darkly / Kenneth Brower — Galapagos Archipelago (from Voyage of the Beagle) / Charles Darwin — April blow (from Hatteras journal) / Jan DeBlieu — Something wicked this way comes / Daniel Duane — In this light / Marybeth Holleman — The bay (from Beautiful swimmers) / William W. Warner — The marvel of a tide (from Inagua) / Gilbert Klingel — A day in the life (from Fishcamp) / Nancy Lord --from Striper / John Cole — Hawaii / Rick Bass — Becoming water / Susan Zwinger — Where the Suwannee meets the sea / Jeff Ripple — Spindrift (from Notes from the shore) / Jennifer Ackerman — Orion rises on the dunes (from The outermost house) / Henry Beston — Who owns the beach? (from The great beach) / John Hay — The Hawaiian coast (from Roughing it) / Mark Twain — The world of reef flats (from The edge of the sea) / Rachel Carson — from Season at the point / Jack Connor — Island in the stream / John A. Murray.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558217829
Subtitle:
A Nature Conservancy Book
Editor:
Murray, John A.
Editor:
Murray, John A.
Publisher:
The Lyons Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Nature conservation
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Oceans & Seas
Subject:
Coastal ecology
Subject:
Coasts
Subject:
Life Sciences - Ecology
Edition Number:
First edition
Series:
Nature Conservancy Books
Publication Date:
19990701
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.00x6.05x.96 in. 1.05 lbs.

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