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The Outermost House A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod by Henry Beston

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Essays,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature/Ecology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9795824M
ISBN 100345334205
ISBN 109780345334206
OCLC/WorldCa232945491

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Beston stayed for a year, meditating on humanity and the natural world. In The Outermost House, originally published in , he poetically chronicled the four seasons at the beach; the ebb and flow of the tides, the migration of birds, storms, stars, and solitude/5(). The Outermost House Paperback – January 1, by Henry Beston (Author) › Visit Amazon's Henry Beston Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Reviews: The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod Henry Beston. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial. Next. What digital items do customers buy after viewing this item? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of /5(12). The Outermost House and it's occupant, Henry Beston, were an important part of Cape Cod history. The book is beautifully written and illustrated. For anyone who is not familiar with Nauset Beach and the National Seashore on Cape Cod, this book will be a lovely introduction/5(5).

One of the great classics of American nature writing, Northern Farm is inspiring reading and ranks as one of Beston's most memorable and lyrical works. HENRY BESTON () was the author of many books, including The Outermost House, White Pine and Blue Water, and The St. Lawrence. 17 rows  The outermost house: a year of life on the great beach of Cape Cod. , Penguin . The Outermost House presents us with a time, a place, and a man. The time and place, Cape Cod in the mid's: a wild, windswept outpost of the land. Dominated by ocean and weather, this landscape has been long inhabited but never domesticated. The Outermost House: A Year Of Life On The Great Beach Of Cape Cod, By Henry Beston In fact, publication is truly a home window to the globe. Even many people might not appreciate checking out books; the books will constantly offer the specific info about fact, fiction, experience, adventure, politic, religion, and also more.

The Outermost House is not just about a day or even a year at the beach. Even though the House and the dunes are gone, the spirit of what Beston tried to convey lives on. Don Wilding is Editor of The Outermost Web Site, an online dedication to Beston’s The Outermost House.   The Outermost House: “Poetry is as necessary to comprehension as science,” wrote Henry Beston in this classic, which chronicles the austere year he spent contemplating the natural world from a small cabin on the outermost beach of Cape Cod. Although the book 5/5.   The Outermost House is one of my favorite books. Henry Beston has a wonderful writing style that produces vivid images of his year spent living in a small house on the dunes of the beach on Cape Cod in We see through his eyes a year of seasons passing, birds in migration, storms, shipwrecks, and peaceful by: In 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 ended up spending a year. The Outermost House contains his observations of the constantly changing shore.4/5(13).