Coming to pass : Florida's coastal islands in a gulf of change / Susan Cerulean ; photographs by David Moynahan.

Author
Cerulean, Susan [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
  • ©2015
Description
292 pages ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction: The passing of a palm cathedral -- Part 1. Origin Stories. 1. Sand supply ; 2. Front beach ; 3. Relict ridges ; 4. Middens and lagoons ; 5. The passes ; 6. Upland : where the beach used to be -- Part 2. Territory. 7. The first people ; 8. Beach badges ; 9. Claiming a space on the sand : willets ; 10. What the eagle calls home ; 11. The rights of birds -- Part 3. Diminishing Islands. Direct Take. 12. The ways we fish ; 13. Oystercatchers ; 14. Robbing the river. Habitat Loss. 15. Evolutions's larger concerns ; 16. Counting Christmans birds. Pollution. 17. Stealing the dark from sea turtles ; 18. Standing watch for oil. Climate Change and Sea Level Rise. 19. "The shore, being of shifting sand" ; 20. Sand envy ; 21. The edge -- Part 4. We Are Not Separate. 22. Candlemas : reclaiming the rhythm of time ; 23. Red wolves ; 24. We are not separate -- Saint island prayer.
ISBN
  • 9780820347653 (hardcover)
  • 0820347655 (hardcover)
LCCN
2014037292
OCLC
892432259
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