Monday, August 12, 2013

Episode 7: Sailing on Duxbury Bay - Clark's Island Visit

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A trip to Clark's Island in Duxbury Bay commemorates the landing of the Pilgrims, their first Sabbath in the New World and many literary connections:

Books discussed:
  • Nathaniel Philbrick:       Mayflower
  • Sarah Wingate Taylor:   Yankee Island Ballads and other poems
  • Erin Byers Murray:        Shucked
  • Stan Grayson:                 Cape Cod Catboats
  • Henry Plummer:             The Cat, the Boy, and Me
  • Truman Capote:             Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Elizabeth Bishop:           The Complete Poems
  • Ted Brewer:                     Understanding Boat Design
  • Ben Everidge:                  Practical Boat Mechanics
  • "Captain Jack" Seabern: How to own a yacht and make it pay
  • Des Pawson:                    The Handbook of Knots

Duxbury Free Library : duxbury file

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