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By Susan Cerulean,David Moynihan

Coming to Pass tells the tale of a little-developed necklace of northern Gulf Coast islands. either a box advisor to a loved and impermanent Florida panorama and a decision for its safeguard, Susan Cerulean’s memoir chronicles the uniquely attractive coast because it as soon as used to be, because it is now, and because it might be because the sea point rises.

for many years, Cerulean has kayaked, hiked, and counted birds on and round puppy, the St. Georges, and St. Vincent Islands with friends and family. She has accrued scallops, snorkeled over a fallen lighthouse a mile offshore, and solid nets and fishing strains into cyclical runs of mullet and shrimp.

Like most folk, she didn’t understand how the islands had emerge as or comprehend the large-scale switch coming to the coast. along with her husband, oceanographer Jeff Chanton, she studied the genesis of the coast and its inextricable hyperlink to the Apalachicola River. She interviewed scientists as they tracked and tallied really good and dwindling sea turtles, snowy white seashore mice, and endangered crops. Illustrated with photos from prizewinning nature photographer David Moynahan, Coming to Pass is the fruits of Cerulean’s explorations and a mirrored image of our non secular courting and duties to the realm that holds us.

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