PastoreBetween Land Sea: The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England, by Christopher Pastore, graduate, the MFA in Creative Writing program; faculty, Creative Writing at The New School.

Harvard University Press, 2014.

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Christopher Pastore traces how Narragansett Bay’s ecology shaped the contours of European habitation, trade, and resource use, and how littoral settlers in turn, over two centuries, transformed a marshy fractal of water and earth into a clearly defined coastline, which proved less able to absorb the blows of human initiative and natural variation.