The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore

The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore

by Robert Finch

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The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore by Robert Finch

“Finch is today’s best, most perceptive Cape Cod writer in a line extending all the way back to Henry David Thoreau.”—Christian Science Monitor
Weaving together Robert Finch’s collected writings from over fifty years and a thousand miles of walking along Cape Cod’s Atlantic coast, The Outer Beach is a poignant, candid chronicle of an iconic American landscape anyone with an appreciation for nature will cherish.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393356014
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 153,880
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(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.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A View From The Beach xv

1 Beginnings 1

2 Monomoy 13

3 North Beach / Pleasant Bay / Pochet 41

4 Nauset Beach 97

5 Nauset Marsh 107

6 Coast Guard Beach 125

7 Nauset Light Beach 145

8 Marconi Beach 163

9 LeCount Hollow to Cahoon Hollow 171

10 Newcomb Hollow 197

11 Ballston Beach to Higgins Hollow 243

12 Long Nook to Head of the Meadow 259

11 The Provincelands 273

14 Long Point 309

L'Envoi: The Rain of Time 325

Acknowledgments 329

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