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Author Bradburn, Donald Muir.

Title Last barriers : photographs of wilderness in the Gulf Islands National Seashore / Donald Muir Bradburn
Published Jackson, MS : University Press of Mississippi, [2011]
©2011
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Summary Rarely has a book of photography performed a more poignant and immediate service in preserving a natural Mississippi wonder. The Mississippi Gulf Coast barrier islands captured the heart and mind of Donald Bradburn (b. 1924) in childhood. He became fascinated with the natural history and ornithology he witnessed. To him, the islands, especially Horn Island with its dark forests, high dunes, and deserted beaches, represented unbounded freedom and the ideal of a timeless world. Years later, when the National Park Service threatened to open the islands to "almost unlimited opportunities for
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Subject Landscapes -- Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Pictorial works.
Natural history -- Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Pictorial works.
Wilderness areas -- Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Pictorial works.
Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Pictorial works.
Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Description and travel.
Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fla. and Miss.) -- Environmental conditions.
Horn Island (Miss.) -- Pictorial works.
Horn Island (Miss.) -- Description and travel.
Horn Island (Miss.) -- Environmental conditions.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1604739827 (electronic bk.)
9781604739824 (electronic bk.)