"Yet, as Keahey notes, "humans, in the end, will have nothing to say in the matter." Nature will have its way: Venice is going down. There is still time to see it. Bring your boots."
"Venice is sinking" is no Chicken Little squawk, and journalist Keahey (A Sweet and Glorious Land
, 2000) explains why and what is being done (or not
being done) to counter the trend, in this cogent and fluent piece of urban history.
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