Sylvia Taylor,Renée Saklikar's Beckoned by the Sea: Women at Work on the Cascadia Coast PDF

By Sylvia Taylor,Renée Saklikar

A wealthy and various tapestry weaving jointly the numerous voices, narratives, abilities, and skills of ladies up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who dedicate their lives and careers to the sea.

Beckoned by means of the Sea celebrates coastal ladies from northern BC to northern California who paintings on or with the ocean. The twenty-four ladies featured during this inspiring and interesting booklet signify quite a few industries—from conservation, advertisement fishing, and marine biology to safeguard and rescue, tourism, and the arts.

Weaving jointly components of social heritage, tradition, geography, and environmentalism, writer Sylvia Taylor attracts on in-depth interviews, meticulous examine, and her personal adventure as a deckhand on a advertisement fishing boat. Beckoned by means of the Sea investigates the myriad ways that ladies have contributed to the marine industries that maintain the folk and form the tradition of North America’s west coast—and finds how the ocean itself has touched the lives of those ladies by means of giving them not only a livelihood yet an unlimited resource of thought and private fulfillment.

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