The Resource Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush

Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush

Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore
Title
Rising
Title remainder
dispatches from the new American shore
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Rush
Title variation
Dispatches from the new American shore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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." -- Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rush, Elizabeth A
Dewey number
551.45/70973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GB459.4
LC item number
.R86 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rush, Elizabeth A.
  • Coast changes
  • Coasts
  • Sea level
  • Travel
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781571313676
Lccn
2017059870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1029794857
  • 1748127
  • (OCoLC)on1029794857
  • 1748127
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781571313676
Lccn
2017059870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1029794857
  • 1748127
  • (OCoLC)on1029794857
  • 1748127

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