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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

Colt, George Howe

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ISBN 10: 0684845172 / ISBN 13: 9780684845173
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Title: The Big House: A Century in the Life of an ...

Publisher: Scribner

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

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A dual history of the Colt family and their summer house on Cape Cod recounts the house's construction one hundred years earlier, the idiosyncratic personalities that stayed there throughout five generations, the major family events that took place there, and the family's last month in the house. 25

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George Howe Colt is a former staff writer at Life magazine whose articles have been published in The New York Times, Civilization, and Mother Jones, among other publications. The author of The Enigma of Suicide, a critically acclaimed work of nonfiction, he lives with his family in rural western Massachusetts.

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