Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of

Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast The Cajun coast of Louisiana is home to a way of life as unique, complex, and beautiful as the terrain itself As award winning travel writer Mike Tidwell journeys through the bayou, he introduces us to the food and the language, the shrimp fisherman, the Houma Indians, and the rich cultural history that makes it unlike any other place in the world But seeing the skeletons of oak trees killed by the salinity of the groundwater, and whole cemeteries sinking into swampland and out of sight, Tidwell also explains why each introduction may be a farewell as the storied Louisiana coast steadily erodes into the Gulf of MexicoPart travelogue, part environmental expos , Bayou Farewell is the richly evocative chronicle of the author s travels through a world that is vanishing before our eyes ❰Download❯ ➻ Their Language of Love Author Bapsi Sidhwa – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk complex [KINDLE] ❄ Turbulence By Samit Basu – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and beautiful as the terrain itself As award winning travel writer Mike Tidwell journeys through the bayou [KINDLE] ✿ Der letzte Held Author Samit Basu – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk he introduces us to the food and the language ➵ [Read] ➯ Agua By Bapsi Sidhwa ✤ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the shrimp fisherman ➛ [KINDLE] ❅ Winter Evenings By Navtej Sarna ➥ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the Houma Indians [Ebook] ➨ The Brave By Rachna Bisht Rawat – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and the rich cultural history that makes it unlike any other place in the world But seeing the skeletons of oak trees killed by the salinity of the groundwater ☀ [PDF / Epub] ★ The Best of Samaithu Paar By S. Meenakshi Ammal ✍ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and whole cemeteries sinking into swampland and out of sight ❴KINDLE❵ ❅ Tiger Thief (Tiger Thief, Author Michaela Clarke – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Tidwell also explains why each introduction may be a farewell as the storied Louisiana coast steadily erodes into the Gulf of MexicoPart travelogue [Read] ➺ Tracking Globalization ➶ J.S . Sodhi – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk part environmental expos ❴Reading❵ ➶ Eagles Gate (Tiger Thief, Author Michaela Clarke – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Bayou Farewell is the richly evocative chronicle of the author s travels through a world that is vanishing before our eyes


10 thoughts on “Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast

  1. says:

    The Louisiana coastline is disappearing at the astonishing rate of 25 acres a day EVERY DAY But when you mention this to people, at best they will lament the sad sate of environmental affairs and our seeming inabil


  2. says:

    I read this book shortly after Katrina Here s the review I wrote on .According to Michael Tidwell, in his book Bayou Farewell, twenty five miles of Louisiana coastline disappear each year That s 25 2 5 And this stat


  3. says:

    Hands down, a must read for anyone who loves Louisiana and or the Cajun culture A fascinating, but sad look at the state of the culture and the State of Louisiana As a native Louisianian, I found it difficult to read


  4. says:

    This is one of the best non fiction books I ve read Tidwell does an excellent job of describing a very complex environmental and social problem with many of the details included, while making it interesting and easy t


  5. says:

    If you re from South Louisiana and you don t read this book, your Louisiana Card should be revoked.


  6. says:

    A moving personal account of the cultures that survive on the edge of America, mostly Cajun but also Houma and Vietnamese Written in 2003, its dire predictions and warnings hurt evenin 2018 as the world stumbles towards


  7. says:

    In June, I filled in with an ecology lab at LSU s Dept of Oceanography and Coastal Studies basically, my friend Joe threw me a bone This was a great way to close out my time in Louisiana finally seeing and trudging throu


  8. says:

    Most accurate description I ve read of coastal Louisiana and Cajun culturehe does a great job of capturing the feeling of being in South Louisiana, especially the food, the people, and unfortunately the disappearing coast


  9. says:

    This book is about the coastal erosion of Louisiana It is told by a man who traveled the bayous and bays of the La coast with the people who live there I like that it is about the people and not a just a sermon about how d


  10. says:

    This is a first rate book on the destruction of the bayous Also a great book for understanding why Hurricane Katrina was so destructive It s really sad admittedly, but Tidwell is a strong writer and it s enjoyable at the sa


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