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Storm surge : a coastal village battles the rising Atlantic

Author: William Sargent
Publisher: Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st University Press of New England edView all editions and formats
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"On January 2, 1987, a fierce northeaster stalled off Cape Cod's Nauset Beach. Pounding waves flattened the low dunes, and a foot-high storm surge breached the fragile barrier. Tons of sand and water cascaded through the break. Overnight, the village of Chatham, Massachusetts, faced an amount of sea level rise that most coastal communities won't face for years." "Storm Surge tells the story of the people of Chatham  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Sargent
ISBN: 1584654066 9781584654063
OCLC Number: 56060727
Notes: Originally published: Hyannis, MA : Parnassus Imprints, 1995. With new afterword.
Includes index.
Description: xxi, 153 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: William Sargent.

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A compelling tale of a natural disaster and its effects on a small New England community, now back in print  Read more...

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"Sargent can turn an event as mundane as a rising tide into poetry . . . Storm Surge is a book for everyone who loves the shore, especially Cape Cod."-- "Boston Globe" Boston Globe" Sargent can turn Read more...

 
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