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ANGELA DAY. Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster

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ANGELA DAY. Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster. Washington State University Press. Paperback, 266 pages, $19.95. wsupress.wsu.edu.

Drawing upon family, local and national interviews and records, Angela Day paints a stark, sobering portrait of one of America’s greatest ecological disasters, the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989. She deftly traces initial opposition to the Alyeska pipeline and the Valdez oil port by Natives, fishermen and environmentalists.