The Coast: A Journey Along Australia's Eastern Shores

The Coast A Journey Along Australia s Eastern Shores A celebration of the Australian seascape from its natural grandeur to the quirky individualism of those who live beside it this is the heartfelt and pertinent story of the issues facing Australia s co

  • Title: The Coast: A Journey Along Australia's Eastern Shores
  • Author: ChrisHammer
  • ISBN: 9780522858723
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • A celebration of the Australian seascape from its natural grandeur to the quirky individualism of those who live beside it this is the heartfelt and pertinent story of the issues facing Australia s coast today and the resilience of its communities at a turning point Traveling from the Torres Strait to Tasmania and from the showy beaches of Sydney to a beautiful village thA celebration of the Australian seascape from its natural grandeur to the quirky individualism of those who live beside it this is the heartfelt and pertinent story of the issues facing Australia s coast today and the resilience of its communities at a turning point Traveling from the Torres Strait to Tasmania and from the showy beaches of Sydney to a beautiful village that endures despite the loss of its fishing fleet, this journey is imbued with a sense of optimism and humor Even as new economic imperatives emerge and the shift in climate becomes apparent, this book revels in the heritage and character of Australia s shores.

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    1. Deborah Ideiosepius

      This is a beautiful trip down the Eastern seaboard of Australia with the focus being, as you can tell from the title, that fascinating relationship between the land and the sea that is so central to Australian life.A fascinating point that is made by the author, and which he explores in the book, is that in the initial stages of settlement no one cared for the coastal regions. The bush was the iconic center of the emergent Australian persona. That icon of verse Banjo Patterson appeared to loath [...]

    2. Andrea InCoorparoo

      "I got hooked by Heron Island". This book starts at one of my favourite places on earth - Heron Island. And after that, I had to keep reading. The Coast took me to fascinating places I had never been - like the Torres Strait and Far North Queensland immediately post-cyclone. It also took me to places I know well and love - like the Gold Coast. As well as travel, this book offers lots of thought-provoking insight into climate change and local environmental concerns.

    3. Waterman

      A laid back trip down the east coast from Torres Strait to Tassie. Looking for a response to global climate change and its resultant impact on coastal communities, Hammer doesn't always elicit informed or interested responses from the people he comes across. Enjoyed the trip and some interesting observations on some of the locations but it never really go overheated.

    4. Lisa Taylor

      I bought this book at a book sale as I was preparing to travel up the North Coast. It was very interesting and a wonderful story of the many and different towns up and down the east coast of Australia.

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