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"Told entirely through dialogue, this quirky tale of period pirate wannabees makes a jeu d'esprit of the privateer life even as it baldly de-romanticizes it. Its protagonists, two unnamed brothers (one of whom might not be male), put out to sea from their Nantucket home in 1718 bedazzled by...
A narrative history of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. "A happy blend of the dramatic, the colorful, the outlandish and the monumental," said Paul Theroux in his review of the book for the New York Times. "Quite simply, the most entertaining history about our part of the...
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