The drowning of money island A forgotten community's fight against the rising seas threatening coastal America

Andrew S. Lewis, 1982-

Book - 2019

"The Drowning of Money Island tells the story of a journalist's return to a hometown ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, where lack of recovery, sea level rise, and a state effort to buy out and demolish neighborhoods has fractured the community and foreshadowed coastal America's sinking future"--

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Published
Boston : Beacon Press [2019]
Language
English
Physical Description
xv, 213 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-204) and index.
ISBN
9780807083581
Main Author
Andrew S. Lewis, 1982- (author)
  • Part one: The storm. "Our American dream"
  • "Where poor people came to get away"
  • "Thus far, and no farther shalt thou go"
  • "The next least liked"
  • "We know not what a day may bring forth."
  • Part two: No retreat. "Drain the swamp."
  • "Hey man, that's cool."
  • "The window is getting smaller."
  • "Save the bay."
  • Part three: Resilience. "I know where it is and will always return."
  • "Aren't we a part of this?"
  • "Tree City USA"
  • "I'm just a dumb fisherman."
  • "I think it's the bugs."
  • "We have gobs of plans."
  • "This view, we shall see, persists."
  • "Build your wings on the way down."