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Author Blackburn, Julia, author.

Title Time song : journeys in search of a submerged land / Julia Blackburn ; with drawings by Enrique Brinkmann.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, a division of Penguin, Random House LLC, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    909.0963 BLA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First United States edition.
Description ix, 292 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note "Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House, UK, London in 2019"--Title page verso.
Summary "From the award-winning author of the memoir The Three of Us, a lyrical exploration--part travelogue and part history--of the area beneath the North Sea which, until 6,000 years ago, was home to a rich ecosystem and human settlement. Shortly after her husband's death, Julia Blackburn became fascinated with Doggerland, the stretch of land that once connected Great Britain to Europe but is now subsumed by the North Sea. She was driven to explore the lives of the people who lived there--studying its fossil record, as well as human artifacts that have been discovered near the area. Now, she brings her reader along on her journey across Great Britain and parts of Continental Europe, introducing us to the paleontologists, archaeologists, fishermen, and fellow Doggerland enthusiasts she meets along the way. As Doggerland begins to come into focus, what emerges is a profound meditation on time, a sense of infinity as going backwards, and an intimation of the immensity of everything that has already passed through its time on earth and disappeared"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes index.
Contents Old time -- Middle time -- No time at all.
Subject North Sea Region -- Description and travel.
North Sea Region -- Antiquities.
Submerged lands -- North Sea Region -- History.
Prehistoric peoples -- North Sea Region.
Mesolithic period -- North Sea Region.
Blackburn, Julia -- Travel -- North Sea Region.
England -- Description and travel.
Europe, Northern -- Description and travel.
Added Author Brinkmann, Enrique, illustrator.
ISBN 9781101871676 (hard cover : alk. paper)
1101871679 (hard cover : alk. paper)

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