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grim clock Garden Gun Earl Swift is as much a master of crafting words on the page as capturing the instructive voices on this shrinking Chesapeake island He has written not a farewell but a commencement, not an insular but a universal story, one we all should know, of challenge, forbearance, and possibilities JACK E DAVIS, author of The Gulf The Making of an American Sea, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in History This is a powerful book Fascinating people, clinging loyally to a fascinating and lovely place, even as the waters riseEarl Swifts Chesapeake Requiemis a tale of our time, movingly told Perhaps it will inspire some of us living safe on higher ground to action on behalf of those at risk BILL MCKIBBEN, author of The End of Nature A graceful melding of history, nature writing, and perceptive cultural commentary An affectionate portrait sharply drawn and empathetic Kirkus Reviews Wonderful, poetic, stirring writing This lovely book is an elegy to a disappearing way of life CALLUM ROBERTS, marine conservation biologist, University of York, and author of The Ocean of Life The Fate of Man and the Sea Chesapeake Requiem immerses us in an amazing American place A humane and difficult and supremely reported book CHRISTOPHER COKINOS, director of creative writing, University of Arizona, and author of Hope is the Thing with Feathers A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds Swifts book reads as an ode to a people who are disappearing, capturing the ins and out of their everyday lives the ways they work, speak, fight, make jokes, and vote Taken together, Swifts descriptions suggest that Tangier might be one of the most interestingif strangestplaces in the country Earther Chesapeake Requiem is a riveting documentary It also has the deep currents and satisfactions of a magnificent novel JOHN CASEY, National Book Award winning author of SpartinaA brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two hundred year old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction BEAUTIFUL, HAUNTING AND TRUE Hampton Sides POWERFUL A tale of our time, movingly told Bill McKibben GORGEOUS A truly remarkable book Beth Macy WONDERFUL, POETIC, STIRRING An elegy to a disappearing way of life Callum Roberts IMMERSIVE Swift captures the grain of the place Garden Gun AN IMPORTANT BOOK Library JournalTangier Island, Virginia, is a community unique on the American landscape Mapped by John Smith in 1608, settled during the American Revolution, the tiny sliver of mud is home to 470 hardy people who live an isolated and challenging existence, with one foot in the 21st century and another in times long passed They are separated from their countrymen by the nations largest estuary, and a twelve mile boat trip across often tempestuous waterthe same water that for generations has made Tangiers fleet of small fishing boats a chief source for the rightly prized Chesapeake Bay blue crab, and has lent the island its claim to fame as the softshell crab capital of the world.Yet for all of its long history, and despite its tenacity, Tangier is disappearing The very water that has long sustained it is erasing the island day by day, wave by wave It has lost two thirds of its land since 1850, and still its shoreline retreats by fifteen feet a yearmeaning this storied place will likely succumb first among U.S towns to the effects of climate change Experts reckon that, barring heroic intervention by the federal government, islanders could be forced to abandon their home within twenty five years Meanwhile, the graves of their forebears are being sprung open by encroaching tides, and the conservative and deeply religious Tangiermen ponder the end times Chesapeake Requiem is an intimate look at the islands past, present and tenuous future, by an acclaimed journalist who spent much of the past two years living among Tangiers people, crabbing and oystering with its watermen, and observing its long traditions and odd ways What emerges is the poignant tale 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    • 0062661396
    • Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island
    • Earl Swift
    • Anglais
    • 2016-07-02T06:52+02:00