The Outermost House
A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
Instead, he sat down to try and capture in words the wonders of the magical landscape he found himself in thrall to: the migrations of seabirds, the rhythms of the tide, the windblown dunes, and the scatter of stars in the changing summer sky. Beston argued that, "The world today is sick to its thin blood for the lack of elemental things, for fire before the hands, for water, for air, for the dear earth itself underfoot." Seventy-five years after they were first published, BestoWs words are more true than ever.
Henry Holt & Company, 9780805019667, 256pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2003