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Fish Town: Down the Road to Louisiana's Vanishing Fishing Communities

photographs and text by J.T. Blatty ; with recollections by residents of the fishing communities and a concluding essay by Craig E. Colten
Format
Book
Published
Staunton VA : George F. Thompson Publishing in association with the American Land Publishing Project, 2018.
[Charlottesville, VA] : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press
Edition
First hardcover edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781938086519, 1938086511
Summary
"Fish Town preserves, through photography and oral history recordings, the cultural and environmental life of southeastern Louisiana's fishing communities. Because of the vanishing coastline, people who are multi-generaltions deep in their fishing traditions have watched their towns quietly slip toward extinction for decades, with few means of historic preservation. .. " -- Dust jacket flap.
Description
198 pages, [2] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 22 cm
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original pictorial boards; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, September 2018.
Technical Details
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