Strands A Year of Discoveries on the Beach

Strands A Year of Discoveries on the Beach

By: Jean Sprackland (author)eBook

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Strands describes a year's worth of walking on the ultimate beach: inter-tidal and constantly turning up revelations: mermaid's purses, lugworms, sea potatoes, messages in bottles, buried cars, beached whales and a perfect cup from a Cunard liner.

This is a series of meditations prompted by walking on the wild estuarial beaches of Ainsdale Sands between Blackpool and Liverpool, Strands is about what is lost and buried then discovered, about all the things you find on a beach, dead or alive, about flotsam and jetsam, about mutability and transformation - about sea-change.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 07/06/2012
  • ID: 9781409028123
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Random House
  • publisher imprint: Vintage Digital

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