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The riverkeeper

by Alec Wilkinson

  • 287 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Cape Cod (Mass.),
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • Admiralty Island (Alaska),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Cape Cod,
  • Cape Cod.
    • Subjects:
    • Portuguese Americans -- Massachusetts -- Cape Cod -- Social life and customs.,
    • Seafaring life -- Massachusetts -- Cape Cod.,
    • River life -- Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.),
    • Tlingit Indians.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971-,
    • Cape Cod (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Admiralty Island (Alaska) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlec Wilkinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.Z82 W54 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1889996M
      ISBN 100394573137
      LC Control Number90053423

      Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program November 7, As recorded by Felice Hancock, Secretary. The monthly BNRP meeting was held the Work Development Center. Attending were Board Members: Jeff Turner, Nancy Turner, Anne Parker, and Curtis Newsome. Also present were Bobby Turner and Felice Hancock. Read more →. The St. Johns River Lighthouse was built and was the third lighthouse built at the entrance to the St. Johns River. Previous lighthouses were built in and The lighthouse is located on what is today the Mayport Naval Air Station. During the Civil War, the river was the.

      In his book, The Riverkeeper, Alec Wilkinson explores the lives of Americans who work on the water–environmentalists on the Hudson River, Indians in the Pacific Ocean off Alaska, and commercial fishermen in the North Atlantic. Of the three stories in this book, the last is not only the one he named his book after but also the most moving.   The title story of Schwiebert's book concerns Steingrimur Baldvinsson, a poet and fisherman on the Laxa River who is described to Schwiebert as ''the .

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