one square mile on the atlantic coast Author:john r. quinn One square mile on the Jersey shore is John Quinn's special place, a small piece of America, his to know and love and --through this book--yours too. On a micro level, this journal intensely communicates what makes one square mile of land so special and irreplaceable. As you follow the author on walks around the beach, tidal bay, saltmarsh, do... more »cks, and marina, you will learn how and why one can fall in love with a place, how to get to know a habitat more intimately, and why it should be treasured--even an "ordinary" square mile in New Jersey.
The acreage documented here is on the Mid-Atlantic coast but you will see delightful similarities and patters to be found on New England's shores, the Gulf Coast in the deep South, the far West, the Great Lakes and other square miles that make up the wonderful patchwork quilt of America. In this book a gifted artist shows how and why this country is so endlessly fascinating.« less