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Goodbye Miami: Tales Of An American Climate Refugee

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Kass, an American climate refugee, flees Miami in the wake of a hurricane that leaves most of the city underwater. After moving in with her cousin in Southern Illinois, Kass struggles to deal with her displacement. She hopes to find a way to return to the city that she loves. But thanks to global warming, that city is now underwater. What starts as a search for survival qu ...more
Kindle Edition, 204 pages
Published December 7th 2014 by Cranncheol Publishing
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Pradnya
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This books grabs the reader's attention in the first few pages and sustains it throughout the 147 pages. The future that it presents highlights the positive aspects of response to climate change induced hardships. The adaptive organizational and technological solutions present an optimistic outlook.
The book also also realistically portrays the negative practices that have been introduced and nurtured in America's recent wars. The violence described does not seem far-fetched given the current pol
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Shaun
May 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Climate change, a subject that needs to be addressed more often with focus on solutions, not rhetoric. Goodbye Miami: Tales Of An American Climate Refugee is a timely book even if it's set in 2030. The events that unfold in the book, I think we could all see happening sooner, even. It's an important topic and this is a book I could see being read in junior and senior high schools. It's pretty basic reading, in that a lot of the concepts are explained as if the reader wasn't aware of what global ...more
Stephanie
Jul 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Goodbye Miami: Tales of An American Climate Refugee by Treesong is a well written and thoroughly researched novel. The story is one of great importance as well. It may be a work of fiction, but the overall message and the facts delivered are anything but fictional. Treesong focuses on the impending effects of global warming, fracking, and the inability of some to grasp the importance of alternative energy sources.
Treesong takes the reader on an eventful and realistic journey through the life of
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Treesong is an author, community organizer, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero living in Southern Illinois. He grew up in the Chicago area and moved to Carbondale, Illinois to study philosophy at Southern Illinois University. Through his academic studies and activism, he became involved in the environmental movement, eventually changing his name to Treesong to reflect his newfound Earth-cent ...more

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