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The outermost house; a year of life on the great beach of Cape Cod.

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In 1925 Henry Beston traveled to Coast Guard Beach on the Atlantic coast of Cape Cod and set up a cottage where he intended to spend the summer. He ... Show synopsis

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Keleroth

My favorite observer of the Out-of-Doors

by Keleroth on Nov 13, 2008

Beston describes a year as observed from the outermost house on Cape Cod. That house has been swept away by waves and wind but in this book that year is revealed with great clarity for all time. You may not be an expert in any field of natural science but he never fails to explain with great clarity and never tells you more than you want to know about any of the natural phenomena witnessed. This book should never be out of print.

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