The authors of The Beach: The History of Paradise on Earth, the best-selling history of everyone's favorite place, are back with a breathtaking visual companion. From moody, craggy coastlines to serene swathes of turquoise water and white sand, Beaches is an astounding photographic survey of the ineffable allure of paradise on earth. This spectacular collection of images from renowned photographers, including Richard Misrach, Joel Meyerowitz, and Art Wolfe, stirs the spirit, capturing the mutable beauty of sand, sea, and sky. Throughout, concise and poetic pieces of historic and scientific lore unveil little-known facts and curiosities. With an astonishing range of vision, Beaches evokes the idiosyncratic beauty of the world's most stunning coastlines.
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Sand is a substance that is beautiful, mysterious, and infinitely variable, the result of process that go back into the shadowy beginnings of life. Rachel Carson
About G Bosker
Gideon Bosker is a writer, photographer, and devoted pop culture connoisseur who has collaborated on many fine books. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Lena Lencek has collaborated with Gideon Bosker on a wide range of projects, from Fabulous Fabrics of the 50s and Patio Daddy-O (0-8118-0871-8) to Pilgrimage: The Spirit of Place (0-8118-3473-5). They live in Portland, Oregon.
Beaches by G Bosker
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