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Bayou Farewell The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana"s Cajun Coast by Mike Tidwell

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7426945M
ISBN 100375725172
ISBN 109780375725173

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  After reading the book I realized that I hadn't been down in the bayous for awhile. So, I made a point to get down there and reexperience the unique place that it is. Bayou Farewell is that kind of a book. One thing, though, if you have been consdiering changing carreers to become a crabber, you might oughta read this book by: Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana’s Cajun Coast () is a work of ecological history by journalist Mike Tidwell. It traces the Anthropocene’s effects on the Louisiana bayou (the Anthropocene being most recent geological era, in which humans have become the Earth’s primary force of environmental change). Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast was published by Mike Tidwell in the year The book details . Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana’s Cajun Coast The book conveys a powerful sense of place, as when Tidwell travels aboard a shrimping boat: “ I can now make out the floats of crab traps sprinkled liberally across the river’s larger eddies, signalling the water’s turn to a saltier state.

He is also an author and filmmaker who predicted in vivid detail the Katrina hurricane disaster in his book Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisianas Cajun Coast/5.   Part travelogue, part environmental exposé, Bayou Farewell is the richly evocative chronicle of the author's travels through a world that is vanishing before our eyes. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY This lyrically intense travelogue will provide historians of the not too distant future with a guide to a vanishing landscape and a lost culture/5(4). Bayou Farewell by Mike Tidwell is a first-rate book and highly recommended. This book is about the loss of land along coastal Louisiana. At a rate of about 25 sqaure miles (or more) per year, Louisiana is losing the shallow water estuary that both supports a very productive fishing industry and offers storm surge protection during hurricanes/5(56). About Bayou Farewell The Cajun coast of Louisiana is home to a way of life as unique, complex, and beautiful as the terrain itself.