Chesapeake, Bay of Light: An Exploration of the Chesapeake Bay's Wild and Forgotten Places

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Mountain Trail Press LLC, 2007 - Photography - 192 pages
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Following in the footsteps of Captain John Smith’s voyages from 400 years ago, this book, filled with breathtaking photographs, captures the wild, untamed beauty and hidden and forgotten locales of the Chesapeake Bay. Peppered with quotes from Captain Smith and with powerful essays that speak of the harrowing plight of the Bay and the recent attempts at resuscitation, this keepsake presents the abundant wildlife and waterways of one of America’s most celebrated natural treasures.

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User Review  - juglicerr - LibraryThing

I was staggered by the beauty of this book, which records our own Chesapeake Bay. The reproduction of the book cover in this entry doesn't do it justice. The pictures are stunning and varied. They ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

\Ian J. Plant is a professional photographer. His work has been featured in Blue Ridge Parkway Wonder and Light, Maryland Wonder and Light, Shenandoah Wonder and Light, West Virginia Wonder and Light, and Virginia Wonder and Light. He lives in Lorton, Virginia. Tom Horton is the author of Bay Country, The Great Marsh, An Island Out of Time, Turning the Tide, and Water's Way. His articles have been featured in National Geographic. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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