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Description - Strands by Jean Sprackland

Featured on Radio 4 Book of the Week in 2012. This is the ultimate beachcomber's book from a prize-winning poet and natural storyteller. Think Robert Macfarlane and Roger Deakin.

Strands describes a year's worth of walking on the ultimate beach- inter-tidal and constantly turning up revelations- mermaid's purses, lugworms, sea potatoes, messages in bottles, buried cars, beached whales and a perfect cup from a Cunard liner.This is a series of meditations prompted by walking on the wild estuarial beaches of Ainsdale Sands between Blackpool and Liverpool, Strands is about what is lost and buried then discovered, about all the things you find on a beach, dead or alive, about flotsam and jetsam, about mutability and transformation - about sea-change.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099532439
ISBN-10: 0099532433
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jean Sprackland

Jean Sprackland's first collection of poetry, Tattoos for Mothers Day, was shortlisted for the Forward Prize in 1999. Her second collection, Hard Water, was published by Cape in 2003 and shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award. In 2004 she was named by the Poetry Book Society as one of the 'Next Generation Poets'. Her third collection, Tilt, won the 2007 Costa Poetry Award. She lives in London.

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