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Dorset Coast

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Dorset Coast documents the lives of thirty six men and women, who work on the Dorset Coast, which stretches from Lyme Regis to Mudeford Quay.

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Dorset Coast documents the lives of thirty six men and women, who work on the Dorset Coast, which stretches from Lyme Regis to Mudeford Quay. This extraordinary stretch of southern England takes in such places as Charmouth, West Bay, Abbotsbury, Weymouth and Portland, Lulworth and Purbeck, Swanage and Poole.

Here are tales of smuggling and tragedy at sea, daring rescues and foreign trade, fishing and fish merchants, lobster men, quarrymen, boat builders, geologists, divers, chefs, oysters, swans, artists, seine boats, tank training, live firing, gig racing, submarines, prisons, lifeboats, oil exploration, mullet fishing, poaching, punch and judy, netmakers, sculptors, scallopers, coastguards, sailing close to the wind, landslips, wrecks and dinosaurs. Such enormous variety that even this book only just touches the surface.

Dorset Coast is a companion volume to Dorset Man and Dorset Women which have both received high acclaim.

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Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 21 × 23 × 3 cm

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