Eames interviewed more than 50 long-time Sag Harbor residents, capturing the essence of their memories of how things used to be.
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With 75 full-color reproductions of a panoply of Sag Harbor scenes by noted painter Hansen. A Life of Lights and Shadows: When he died suddenly, she emigrated to the U. She is a well known landscape artist with an international reputation. Exploring the Other Island: With more than 80 photos by leading nature photographers and 24 line drawings by artist Maria T.
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A detailed tour of one of the most interesting natural wonders of Long Island, The Walking Dunes takes you on a colorful tour of this fascinating ecological anomaly. Many color photographs by Ruth Formanek capture the varied topologyand the unique flora, while Mike Bottini's text delves deep into the whys and wherefores. In this remarkable book, evocative photographs and text complement each other to provide a multidimensional view of the little-known history and eventual demise of a major industry on the east coast.
Documenting the rise and fall of the menhaden industry over a period of years, the volume represents a significant introduction to industrial archeology for the general reader. Franklin, Professor emerita, Sarah Lawrence College. Buy from Amazon Downloads Order from Us. Click titles or covers for more details.
A Literary Celebration A broad-reaching anthology of stories, poems, and essays celebrating the rich culture and history of this historic community. The Last Best Times of a Long Island Fishing Community Clarence Hickey's memoir of his time doing research on the fisheries of the East End in the s and his work with many local baymen and other fishers. Images and Tales of Sag Harbor Writer Alxandra Eames has collaborated with painter Whitney Hansen to produce an eloquent celebration of recent Sag Harbor history and a vital portrait of this unique community.
East Hampton's Hidden Treasure A detailed tour of one of the most interesting natural wonders of Long Island, The Walking Dunes takes you on a colorful tour of this fascinating ecological anomaly.
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Ruins of an American Industry In this remarkable book, evocative photographs and text complement each other to provide a multidimensional view of the little-known history and eventual demise of a major industry on the east coast. From the Peconic River to Block Island Sound Mike covers the extraordinary variety of East End paddling areas with a veteran's eye for details and a professional sense of the natural history of the area.
A Village Remembered A broad range of voices and backgrounds, all bound together by their fierce attachment to Sag Harbor and their awareness that despite the many profound changes that have taken place over the past several decades, this is a village that still holds them close. Many photographs by Kathryn Szoka. In celebration of their 35th anniversary, this book tells the important story of their battles and successes. An instructive book for all communities fighting for preservation. A Collection of Haiku and Short Poetry Moving dunes, hard rocks, a gentle breeze, jetty horns, diving birds, rubber men, the Jitney, evergreen buds, pounding surf, a calm heart.
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He was a co-founder of the Long Island Pine Barrens Society and recipient of Newsday s Everyday Hero award for his long-standing commitment to environmental protection. He is a prolific author whose articles have appeared in numerous magazines devoted to natural history. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. Now Turner, one of New York s most knowledgeable and eloquent naturalists, has produced a new edition, greatly expanded and thoroughly updated.
With more than 80 photos by leading nature photographers and 24 line drawings by artist Maria T. Hoffman, the new edition offers a rich experience of the Other Long Island the one far removed from the malls and highways, developments and office parks.
It s remarkable that so much of the natural world remains to explore in this limited space that is also home to nearly eight million people as well the native fauna Turner so affectionately describes. Turner discusses nearly species of flora and fauna that call Long Island home an abundance that is due in no small part to the island s unusually varied ecology. Exploring the Other Island offers 41 chapters and 14 additional essays divided by season.
But it is also truly a guidebook. Each section concludes with notes on Where to see what has been discussed, and When. The Index of Species is a valuable reference. The Index of Locations lists a remarkable local, county, state, and national parks and other destinations. If you find yourself, for example, in Caumsett State Park just turn to the Locations Index to discover what to look for.
There are also four appendixes to guide you to further study. Read more Read less. Harbor Electronic Publishing; 2nd, revised and expanded edition December 15, Language: Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.
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Please try again later. An excellent and informative read!
John Turner is the most informed Naturalist I've had the priviledge to be acquainted with.