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The Outer Beach : a thousand-mile walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic shore

by Finch, Robert, 1943- (Author)

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Those who have encountered Cape Cod―or merely dipped into an account of its rich history―know that it is a singular place. Robert Finch writes of its beaches: "No other place I know sears the heart with such a constant juxtaposition of pleasure and pain, of beauty being born and destro... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A view from the beach
  • Beginnings
  • Monomoy
  • North Beach/Pleasant Bay/Pochet
  • Nauset Beach
  • Nauset Marsh
  • Coast Guard Beach
  • Nauset Light Beach
  • Marconi Beach
  • LeCount Hollow to Cahoon Hollow
  • Newcomb Hollow
  • Ballston Beach to Higgins Hollow
  • Long Nook to Head of the Meadow
  • The Provincelands
  • Long Point
  • L'envoi: The rain of time.