Journalist Andrew Lewis to Present “The Drowning of Money Island” at the Scotch Plains Public Library

On Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:00 p.m., New Jersey native and journalist Andrew Lewis will speak about how the state’s Bayshore region has struggled to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  His book, The Drowning of Money Island: A Forgotten Community’s Fight Against the Rising Seas Forever Changing Coastal America, focuses on chronicles the struggle of his New Jersey hometown to rebuild their ravaged homes in the face of the same environmental stresses and governmental neglect that are endangering coastal areas throughout the United States.

Lewis is a contributing writer for Outside and has also written for the New York Times Magazine. Registration is recommended.

For more information or to register, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk.

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Thu, December 12
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
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On Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:00 p.m., New Jersey native and journalist Andrew Lewis will speak about how the state’s Bayshore region has struggled to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. His book, The Drowning of Money Island: A Forgotten Community’s Fight Against the Rising Seas Forever Changing Coastal America, focuses on chronicles the struggle of his New Jersey hometown to ...

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