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text The geography of risk : epic storms, rising seas, and the costs of America's coasts

Summary
Consider this: Five of the most expensive hurricanes in history have made landfall since 2005: Katrina ($160 billion), Ike ($40 billion), Sandy ($72 billion), Harvey ($125 billion), and Maria ($90 billion). With more property than ever in harm’s w... Read more
Contents
Building the modern coast -- Troubled waters -- The deal of the century -- Blue-collar houses -- Manufacturing dirt -- Five-high : the Ash Wednesday storm of 1962 -- The political economy of water -- The Bantam mayor -- A brief shining moment -- T... Read more
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286 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 24 cm
Publisher
Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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