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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel

There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown


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"Cunninghams short book is a haunting, beautiful piece of work. . . . A magnificent work of art." —The Washington Post"Easily read on a plane-and-ferry journey from here to the sandy, tide-washed tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Lands End is that most perfect of companions: slender, eloquent, enriching, and fun. . . . A casually lovely ode to Provincetown." —The Minneapolis Star Tribune"Cunningham rambles through Provincetown, gracefully exploring the unusual geography, contrasting seasons, long history, and rich stew of gay and straight, Yankee and Portuguese, old-timer and ‘washashore that flavors Cape Cods outermost town. . . . Chock-full of luminous descriptions . . . . Hes hip to its studied theatricality, ever-encroaching gentrification and physical fragility, and he can joke about its foibles and mourn its losses with equal aplomb." —Chicago Tribune"A homage to the ‘city of sand. . . Filled with finely crafted sentences and poetic images that capture with equal clarity the mundanities of the A&P and Provincetowns magical shadows and light . . . Highly evocative and honest. It takes you there." —The Boston Globe

About the Author

Michael Cunningham is the author of five novels, including By Nightfall, A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, The Hours (winner of the PEN/Faulkner award and the Pulitzer Prize), and Specimen Days. He lives in New York.

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Cunningham, Michael
Picador USA
Essays & Travelogues
United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Personal Memoirs
Travel Writing-General
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8.25 x 5.5 in

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