Cape Cod Stories : Tales from the Cape, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard

Cape Cod Stories : Tales from the Cape, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780811832526
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From the drifting sand dunes and quaint shops of Provincetown to Nantuckets whitewashed verandas and craggy beaches, Cape Cod Stories evokes all the rustic beauty and history of this picturesque area in the words of Americas best writers. With a striking new cover, this popular anthology is the next best thing to a summer on the Cape.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       ix
Alice Hoffman
On Nauset Beach 1 (6)
Adam Gopnik
Anonymous Falmouth Whaling Log 7 (3)
Homesick 10 (2)
Marge Piercy
Tough Guys Don't Dance 12 (36)
Norman Mailer
The Sea Witch of Billingsgate 48 (8)
Jeremiah Digges
The Chaste Clarissa 56 (18)
John Cheever
Mussels 74 (2)
Mary Oliver
Resuscitation of a Hanged Man 76 (18)
Denis Johnson
Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym 94 (15)
Edgar Allan Poe
A Summer in Brewster 109(2)
Helen Keller
The Last Kiss 111(13)
Arturo Vivante
The Highland Light 124(6)
Henry David Thoreau
Provincetown Diary 130(9)
Louise Rafkin
Going Barefoot 139(5)
John Updike
Arriving 144(3)
Philip Hamburger
The Provincetown Sea Monster 147(2)
Benjamin Franklin
Maushop's Smoke 149(2)
Timothy Alden
Mussel Hunter at Rock Harbor 151(5)
Sylvia Plath
Ciro & Sal's Recipes 156(5)
Alice May Brock
Provincetown 161(4)
Shebnah Rich
The Hyannis Port Story 165(19)
Kurt Vonnegut
Nantucket 184(4)
Herman Melville
Going Out to the Traps 188(4)
Edmund Wilson
Millay Memory of Cape Cod 192(2)
Edna St. Vincent
Summertime on the Cape 194(12)
Paul Theroux
Acknowledgments 206