The Salt House by Cynthia Huntington
A Summer on the Dunes of Cape Cod

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A woman writer's memoir of a summer with her artist husband in a remote Cape Cod dune shack.

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CYNTHIA HUNTINGTON, Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth, also teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College. Author of We Have Gone to the Beach (1996) and The Fish-Wife (1986), she has a long association with Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center
Published January 1, 2012 by Dartmouth College Press. 199 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Her words resonate with a poet's sensibility: she describes fish as ""vital, immaculate bodies of streaming light, each one shining fire."" Despite the unromantic jacket photograph and awkward end-of-summer publication date, those who admire this sort of quiet, pleasurable style or are in thrall ...

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