The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea (Paperback)

The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea By David Helvarg, Ted Danson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By David Helvarg, Ted Danson (Foreword by)


From the first human settlements to the latest marine explorations, The Golden Shore tells the tale of the history, culture, and changing nature of California's coasts and ocean. David Helvarg takes the reader on both a geographic and literary journey along the state's 1,100-mile Pacific coastline, from the Oregon border to the San Diego-Tijuana international border fence and out into its whale-, seal-, and shark-rich offshore seamounts, rock isles, and kelp forests. Part history, part travelogue, part love letter, The Golden Shore captures the spirit of the California coast and its mythic place in American culture.

About the Author

David Helvarg is the author of six books, including Rescue Warriors, 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, and Saved by the Sea. He is founder and executive director of Blue Frontier and cofounder of the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ted Danson is an actor and environmental activist.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781608684403
ISBN-10: 1608684407
Publisher: New World Library
Publication Date: October 4th, 2016
Pages: 368
Language: English