Beach: A Book of Treasures

Beach: A Book of Treasures


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Beach: A Book of Treasures by Josie Iselin

Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beachfrom sea glass to driftwood, shells to stonesevoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air. In her writings, Iselin shares thoughts on the varied ways we experience the beach while also providing fascinating insights into the scientific ecosystem of the ocean, such as how the oyster constructs its shell and the ways in which algae is classified. At once an exploration and a meditation, Beach: A Book of Treasure will delight and inspire anyone who values the unique environment of the seashore and the myriad wonders found therein.

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ISBN-13: 9780811871556
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 04/28/2010
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

San Francisco-based artist Josie Iselin has exhibited her work at several coveted art spaces, including the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and SF Camerawork, among others. She uses a flatbed scanner to create her still life imagery.

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Beach: A Book of Treasures 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Shame on BN for charging thus much for a 32 page treatise on beachcombing finds. And since I just have a Nook reader the photos are naturally b&w. Dont waste your money.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Joslin Iselin
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I WANT THE BEACH! This book did make me want the beach. It was aimple awesome. Now I hear waves everyday.