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In Search of Motif No. 1: The History of a Fish Shack
     

In Search of Motif No. 1: The History of a Fish Shack

by L.M. Vincent
 

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Motif No. 1, a red fish shack, sits at the end of a granite pier in Rockport, Massachusetts. How did a humble fish house painted by numerous artists, including Aldro Hibbard, Anthony Thieme, Emil Grupp and Harrison Cady, become an icon? Author L.M. Vincent examines the shack's colorful history from its origins to the present day to answer the question. His

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Motif No. 1, a red fish shack, sits at the end of a granite pier in Rockport, Massachusetts. How did a humble fish house painted by numerous artists, including Aldro Hibbard, Anthony Thieme, Emil Grupp and Harrison Cady, become an icon? Author L.M. Vincent examines the shack's colorful history from its origins to the present day to answer the question. His exploration of this symbol of coastal New England, arguably one of the most painted buildings of its time, is a uniquely American story that will both inform and entertain.

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ISBN-13:
9781609493820
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
10/28/2011
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
1,186,441
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


L.M. Vincent has published both fiction and nonfiction, and two of his plays have been produced regionally and Off-Off Broadway. He lives north of Boston.

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