The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea (Paperback)
No region of the American South has experienced a more diverse history than the Gulf of Mexico. This so called "American Sea" has been the sight of some of our nation's greatest triumphs while also being the source of our greatest tragedies. Davis' marvelous book chronicles every moment in prose as refreshing as a summer dip in cool, coastal waters.— From Addison
Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfictio A National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalis ANew York Times Notable Book of 2017 One of theWashington Post's Best Books of the Year In this "cri de coeur about the Gulf's environmental ruin" New York Times), "Davis has written a beautiful homage to a neglected sea" (front page, New York Times Book Review).