Green Shingles: At the Edge of Chesapeake Bay


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Peter Svenson begins his elegant, idiosyncratic exploration of the Chesapeake Bay at the doorstep of his own home--a green shingled house perched high on Mitchell's Bluff, looking out across the Bay's busy shipping lanes toward the western shore. Svenson invites us to explore various aspects of the world outside his door, from the bayside community in which he lives to the Chesapeake's complex and fragile ecosystem. He gives us an insider's look at the arcane art of canoe sailing, the exigencies of landscape painting, and ...

Green Shingles: At the Edge of Chesapeake Bay 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801864469

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