The Nantucket Reader contains 50 selections by 43 authors, including: Nathaniel Philbrick; Russell Baker; Robert Mooney; David Halberstam; Nancy Thayer; Herman Melville; Ralph Waldo Emerson; and Henry David Thoreau. Each selection begins with an introduction by Beegel that explores the connection between the authors and Nantucket, the muse for their song and stories. The Nantucket Reader's 330 pages are filled with adventure, humor, mystery, horror and inspiration, which collectively tell the story of the island. It is a necessary read for any historian, any person who loves Nantucket, and any Nantucket reader.
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Susan F. Beegel is Editor of The Hemingway Review and an Associate Professor of English for the University of Idaho. She lived for twenty years on Nantucket, where she served on the boards of the Nantucket Atheneum and the Maria Mitchell Association. Beegel holds a Ph.D. in English from Yale, and has articles on various aspects of 19th and 20th century American literature and history. Her current home is in Phippsburg, Maine.Review:
The Nantucket Reader is a remarkable gather of Nantucket voices - instructive, humorous, inspirational and always captivating! --Molly Anderson, Executive Director, The Nantucket Atheneum
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