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Among the Isles of Shoals

By: Celia Thaxter

188 pages, 15 b/w illus

University Press of New England

Paperback | Jul 2003 | #144454 | ISBN: 1584653302
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First published in 1873, this is a personal account by a poet who was raised on the group of 9 islands off New Hampshire, and lived there off and on for much of her life. Contains observations of natural history and recounts oral traditions.

Among the Isles of Shoals...a paean to the trials and Joys of Island living, has a timeless quality that makes delightful reading today. - Smithsonlan

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Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) was one of the most popular poets of the late nineteenth century and a leading literary figure who counted among her friends such writers as John Greenleaf Whittler, Sarah Ome Jewett, and Nathanlel Hawthorne. She is best remembered today for her non-fiction books An Island Garden and Among the Isles of Shoals.

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