An intimate, unusual look at the Chesapeake Bay through beautiful images by renowned photographer, the late Marion Warren, and insightful poetry by award-winning author Mick Blackistone. Visit commercial watermen and farmers, catch and eat crabs and fish, walk deserted streets and homey lanes, and chat, build, and live with the people of the Chesapeake Bay region. Moments in time come alive in this book, revealing the warmth and spirit of living that is timeless in todays world. Capturing everyday thoughts and presenting hidden treasures located in changing communities, this trip through Marylands best-kept secret creates images for readers regardless of where they live.
Award-winning author of books about watermen, the Chesapeake, and the environment, Mick Blackistone has been an executive in the maritime industry for over 30 years and a commercial waterman. He has spoken to over 50,000 people about watermen and the Chesapeake.