The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts

By Gaul, Gilbert M.

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9780374160807 9780374718527
Publisher
Sarah Crichton: Farrar


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Starred Review on August 1, 2019  |  Science & Technology

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gaul (Billion-Dollar Ball) writes about the increasing cost of maintaining and rebuilding U.S. coastal cities after events such as hurricanes, tropical storms, or even heavier-than-normal rainstorms. Touching on places in Florida, Louisiana, and the Carolinas but using New Jersey as the paradigm, the author traces the rise of city development in some of the riskiest area...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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