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A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader

A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader

by Robert Finch
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A Place Apart features essays and firsthand accounts of notable experiences throughout Cape Cod, including native Wampanoag creation myths; eyewitness accounts of the landing of the Pilgrims in 1620; candid stories of early life in the Old Colony; fascinating and often-harrowing accounts of the whaling and fishing industries; and so much more.

The collection includes famous passages by and about such writers as Melville, Thoreau, Helen Keller, Edmund Wilson, and Kurt Vonnegut, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881508598
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/01/2009
Edition description: Original
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 363,024
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert Finch has lived on Cape Cod for forty years, currently in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. He is the author of seven collections of essays, most recently of his radio scripts for his weekly commentary, “A Cape Cod Notebook,” on the Cape and Islands
NPR Station, WCAI.

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