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Against the tide : the battle for America's beaches

Author: Cornelia Dean
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The science editor of the New York Times issues a call to arms for beach lovers and environmentalists in a beautifully written book that covers the science as well as the hubris-filled history of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelia Dean
ISBN: 0231084188 9780231084185
OCLC Number: 475018119
Description: xiv, 279 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. September, Remember 2. The Great Beach 3. Armor 4. Unkind Cuts 5. Unnatural Appetite 6. Cause and Effect 7. The Big One 8. Clues 9. Constituency of Ignorance 10. For Sale Epilogue
Responsibility: Cornelia Dean

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Against the Tide flashes like a metaphorical lighthouse to warn scientists, policymakers, and the public about the state of the shoreline. -- Tom Drake Science Entertaining and thoroughly thought Read more...

 
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