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TIME AND THE TOWN by Mary Heaton Vorse



ISBN: 1597406260
Publisher: Dial

The story of Provincetown, and the story of the author's stay there since 1907, that contains much personal history as well as local. From the house she and her husband bought, to the Portuguese, the summer inhabitants, the old wharves, the last war and its effects, the fishermen and captains, the artists, the sinking of the S-4 the rumrunning and prohibition's results, depression, the hurricane, and the Provincetown of 1941. An entertaining topcream-skimming of thirty years of the life in that town, a town that is full of local customs and interest.