Heart Of The Sound

Heart Of The Sound You can t step in the same river twice although I once believed I could I believed that the pieces of my life I had chosen those I held close to my heart would once chosen and held remain the same

  • Title: Heart Of The Sound
  • Author: Marybeth Holleman
  • ISBN: 9780874807912
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Hardcover
  • You can t step in the same river twice although I once believed I could I believed that the pieces of my life I had chosen, those I held close to my heart, would, once chosen and held, remain the same from the bookHow does one recover from disaster That question is at the heart of Marybeth Holleman s lyrical, elegiac response to the repercussions of the Exxon Valdez o You can t step in the same river twice although I once believed I could I believed that the pieces of my life I had chosen, those I held close to my heart, would, once chosen and held, remain the same from the bookHow does one recover from disaster That question is at the heart of Marybeth Holleman s lyrical, elegiac response to the repercussions of the Exxon Valdez oil spill that devastated Alaska s Prince William Sound in 1989 Twining together the destruction of an ecosystem and the disintegration of her marriage, Holleman explores the resiliency of nature both wild and human and the ways in which that resiliency is tested Like the oil that remains pooled beneath rocks years after the tanker spill, the emotional wounds of the past lie just below the surface Recovery and restoration from the pain wrought by human hands does not come easily.If much of nature writing is about the heart s search for an unspoiled, perfect landscape, The Heart of the Sound is about what happens when the return to paradise fantasy is over and paradise is lost In language rich with passion and hard won insight, Holleman creates a captivating picture of a woman who found her Eden in the sweeping fjords of Alaska only to lose it to ecological tragedy But somewhere within that loss, she finds herself.

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    1. The author and her husband moved to Alaska and loved Prince William Sound. After the Valdez oil spill, she tried to understand what was happening and help restore it, but so many things changed and it would never be the same. To quote her, “We accommodate the incremental damages, adjust ourselves to them, learn to ignore them, just as we adjust to the poisoning of our own air and water, to the noise pollution that deafens us. Scientists call this phenomenon “shifting baselines”.

    2. An amazing piece that does justice with every word to the beauty of PWS. Holleman weaves together her love of the Sound and the love of family, but when EVOS occurs, the Sound is irrevocably changed and so is her marriage. As the Sound begins to heal, so does Holleman as she rebuilds her life with another PWS patriot and sharing the beauty all the while with her son. Part memoir part travel literature. If you've ever loved PWS, Holleman's descriptions will reawaken your memories and love of coas [...]

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