Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

English | June 12th, 2018 | ISBN: 1571313672 | 287 Pages | EPUB | 11.23 MB

Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. We live in a time of unprecedented hurricanes and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant-and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable ways.

In this highly original work of lyrical reportage, Elizabeth Rush guides readers through some of the places where this change has been most dramatic, from the Gulf Coast to Miami, and from New York City to the Bay Area. For many of the plants, animals, and humans in these places, the options are stark: retreat or perish in place. Weaving firsthand accounts from those facing this choice-a Staten Islander who lost her father during Sandy, the remaining holdouts of a Native American community on a drowning Isle de Jean Charles, a neighborhood in Pensacola settled by escaped slaves hundreds of years ago-with profiles of wildlife biologists, activists, and other members of the communities both currently at risk and already displaced, Rising privileges the voices of those usually kept at the margins.

At once polyphonic and precise, Rising is a shimmering meditation on vulnerability and on vulnerable communities, both human and more than human, and on how to let go of the places we love.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/1f389lgnggk0/Rising_Dispatches_from_the_New_American_Shore.epub.html

[Fast Download] Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore


Ebooks related to "Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore" :
Portland Food: The Culinary Capital of Maine
The Conquistadors
Resort South Hants & West Sussex
When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do, 2nd Edition
Entangled : People and Ecological Change in Alaska's Kachemak Bay
Fez In Morocco
Frommer's Tahiti French Polynesia
Lonely Planet Pocket Paris (Encounter), 3 edition
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA
Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die: Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the WorldĄŻs Greatest Dest
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.