Fish-shape Paumanok: Nature and Man on Long Island
The volume is Robert Cushman Murphy's "celebration of the magnificent environment and history of Long Island that ispired him; a chronicle of mankind's destructive tendencies as they found focus on this sandy strand; and a gentle warning to change our ways."
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