The Resource This luminous coast, Jules Pretty., (ebook)

This luminous coast, Jules Pretty., (ebook)

Label
This luminous coast
Title
This luminous coast
Statement of responsibility
Jules Pretty.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over the course of a year, Jules Pretty walked along the shoreline of East Anglia in southeastern England, eventually exploring four hundred miles on foot (and another hundred miles by boat). It is a coast and a culture that is about to be lost-not yet, perhaps, but soon-to rising tides and industrial sprawl. This Luminous Coast takes the reader with him on his journey over land and water; over sea walls of dried grass, beside stretched fields of golden crops, alongside white sails gliding across the intricate lacework of invisible creeks and estuaries, under vast skies that are home to curlews and redshanks and the outpourings of skylarks. East Anglia's coastline is as much a human landscape as it is a natural one, and Pretty is equally perceptive about the region's cultural heritage and its "industrial wild": fishing villages and the modern seaside resorts, family farms and oil refineries, pleasure piers and concrete seawalls, cozy pubs and military installations. Through words and photographs, Pretty interweaves stories of the land and sea with people past and present. He is a passionate and sensitive guide to a region in transition, under stress, and perhaps even doomed, as finely attuned to its history as he is to its unique sensory world
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pretty, Jules N
Dewey number
551.45709426
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Pretty, Jules N.
  • Pretty, Jules N.
  • Pretty, Jules N.
  • Coast changes
  • Coast changes
  • Coast changes
  • Coasts
  • Coasts
  • Coasts
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
This luminous coast, Jules Pretty., (ebook)
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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
9780801455315
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12427223
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12427223
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
This luminous coast, Jules Pretty., (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
9780801455315
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12427223
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12427223
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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