Among the Isles of Shoals

Among the Isles of Shoals

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2003
ISBN
1584653302
ISBN13
9781584653301
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“Among the Isles of Shoals . . . a paean to the trials and joys of island living, has a timeless quality that makes delightful reading today.” —Smithsonian

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Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American writer of poetry and stories. Thaxter grew up in the Isles of Shoals, first on White Island, where her father, Thomas Laighton, was a lighthouse keeper, and then on Smuttynose and Appledore Islands.

Her poems first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly and she became one of America's favorite authors in the late 19th century. Among her best-known poems are The Burgomaster Gull, Landlocked, Milking, The Great White Owl, The Kingfisher, and especially
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