skip to content
Against the tide : the battle for America's beaches. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelia Dean
ISBN: 0231084188 9780231084185
OCLC Number: 840356731
Description: 279 blz. ; .. 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


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

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...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.