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Common Ground
By Robert Finch

Common Ground

A Naturalist's Cape Cod

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Common Ground by Robert Finch

Book Description

When Common Ground was first published, Annie Dillard praised Robert Finch's essays for "their strength, subtlety, and above all their geniality." New readers will have a chance to discover that Finch's Cape Cod is indeed a wonderful place. The birds, fish, and animals that share the cape's fragile ecology on any given summer day with the human residents are described with the fresh eye of a first-rate nature writer.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393311792
ISBN-10: 0393311791
Format: Paperback
(211mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 162
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 15-Jul-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Place Apart by Robert Finch Place Apart, Paperback / softback (June 2009)

A Place Apart features essays and firsthand accounts of notable experiences throughout Cape Cod, including native Wampanoag creation myths; eyewitness accounts of the landing of the Pilgrims in 1620; candid stories of early life in the Old Colony; fascinating and often-harrowing accounts of the whaling and fishing industries; and so much more.

Primal Place by Robert Finch Primal Place, Paperback (May 2007)

From acclaimed author and naturalist Robert Finch, a richly detailed observance of Cape Cod's seemingly vanished natural and human past, as it clings to its present landscape.

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Author Biography - Robert Finch

Robert Finch has lived on Cape Cod for forty years, currently in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. He is the author of seven collections of essays, most recently his radio scripts for the Cape and Islands NPR Station, WCAI.

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