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

Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush, (ebook)

Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore
Title
Rising
Title remainder
dispatches from the new American shore
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Rush
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
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
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Rush, Elizabeth A
Dewey number
551.45/70973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Rush, Elizabeth A.
  • Coast changes
  • Coasts
  • Sea level
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781571319708
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12160247
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12160247
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MWT12160247
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rising : dispatches from the new American shore, Elizabeth Rush, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781571319708
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12160247
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12160247
System control number
MWT12160247
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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