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Facing the Wave

Annotation
The author of fiction, poetry, and especially creative nonfiction both deeply observant of the natural world and imbued with personal understanding, Ehrlich deservedly won PEN New Englands Henry David Thoreau Prize for excellence in nature writing. Here, she explains how a fascination with Japanese art and poetry drove her to Japans devastated Tohoku coast after last years tsunami.

GenreNonFiction
Nature
Science
Social
Memoir
TopicsWriters
Natural disasters
Earthquakes
Tsunamis
Weather
Survival
Weather
Nuclear waste
SettingJapan