The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories
A writer comes one summer to Dunnet Landing, a Maine seacoast town, where she follows the lonely inhabitants of once-prosperous coastal towns. Here, lives are molded by the long Maine winters, rock-filled fields and strong resourceful women.
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Review: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other StoriesUser Review - Yarb - Goodreads
If you like insipid family yarns and the nattering of old women, if you're charmed by homespun wisdom and wowed by ordinary rural New England folk saying (rarely doing) ordinary rural New England ... Read full review
Review: The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other StoriesUser Review - Michael - Goodreads
Published in 1896, this well known novella covers the summer stay of a fictional seacoast town in Maine. There is little plot, merely some interesting portraits of local characters and charming ... Read full review