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read & download going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty summary · 108 free read Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF î Earl Swift A brilliant soulful and timely portrait of a two hundred year old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction BEAUTIFUL HAUNTING AND TRUE  Hampton Sides •  “GORGEOUS A TRULY REMARKABLE BOOK”  Beth Macy • GRIPPING FANTASTIC  Outside • CAPTIVATING Washington Post • POWERFUL  Bill McKibben • VIVID HARROWING AND MOVING  Science • WONDERFUL POETIC STIRRING  Callum Roberts • A MASTERFUL NARRATIVE Christian Science MonitorA Washington Post bestseller • An Indie Next List selection • An and Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Month • One of Esuire's Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 So Far and Outside's “Best New Adventure Books for Fall”  • An NPR All Things Considered Summer Reading List and Axios Book Club pickTangier Island Virginia is a community uniue on the. Earl Swift bogs his book down with too descriptive prose I did enjoy the science of the Chesapeake Bay However the way wordy detail forced my call at two stars I started skipping and scanning to add motion to the slow text

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read & download going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty summary · 108 free read Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF î Earl Swift Treats by fifteen feet a year meaning this storied place will likely succumb first among US towns to the effects of climate change Experts reckon that barring heroic intervention by the federal government islanders could be forced to abandon their home within twenty five years Meanwhile the graves of their forebears are being sprung open by encroaching tides and the conservative and deeply religious Tangiermen ponder the end times   Chesapeake Reuiem is an intimate look at the island’s past present and tenuous future by an acclaimed journalist who spent much of the past two years living among Tangier’s people crabbing and oystering with its watermen and observing its long traditions and odd ways What emerges is the poignant tale of a world that has uite nearly gone by and a leading edge report on the coming fate of countless coastal communiti. This was written for me Having lived on Virginia s Eastern Shore as well as some of the other areas mentioned in the book there was near constant nostalgia on every page I ve worked in seafood restaurants that served the very crabs and oysters discussed in the book As a boy scout I camped on once inhabited barrier islands on the other side of the Eastern Shore We got there in a boat very similar to the ones described in the book I m also United Methodist While I don t agree with the extremely conservative theology adhered to on Tangier the religious history of the island was fascinatingSwift does a great job of capturing the personalities and stories of the island characters He weaves personal tragedy and joy with ecology geology religion and politics His love of both the people and the island itself come throughHighly Recommended

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read & download going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty summary · 108 free read Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF î Earl Swift American landscape Mapped by John Smith in 1608 settled during the American Revolution the tiny sliver of mud is home to 470 hardy people who live an isolated and challenging existence with one foot in the 21st century and another in times long passed They are separated from their countrymen by the nation’s largest estuary and a twelve mile boat trip across often tempestuous water the same water that for generations has made Tangier’s fleet of small fishing boats a chief source for the rightly prized Chesapeake Bay blue crab and has lent the island its claim to fame as the softshell crab capital of the worldYet for all of its long history and despite its tenacity Tangier is disappearing The very water that has long sustained it is erasing the island day by day wave by wave It has lost two thirds of its land since 1850 and still its shoreline re. Swift paints a beautiful poignant picture of Tangier Island its uickly vanishing shores and its hard working close knit residents touching on the environmental impact of climate change and the island s historical significance My only uibble was the lack of a map would have been a great reference particularly showing the island s 17th century footprint as compared to today Some photos of the island s landscape would have also been a nice addition

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  • going under: a year on the chesapeake with the watermen of tangier island, america's first climate casualty
  • Earl Swift
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  • 23 November 2020
  • 9780062661401

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