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Henry Beston's "The Outermost House" : a presentation given by David Donovan.

Presented by Friends of the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library at Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library, Boston MA

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Feb 08 2018
Henry Beston's "The Outermost House" : a presentation given by David Donovan.

Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House” : presentation given by David Donovan; hosted by the Friends of the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library.

Published in 1928, Henry Beston’s The Outermost House, was written after Beston spent a long stretch of solitude in a 20’x16’ house located on the dunes of Cape Cod’s Eastham. He used the house as a base while observing and contemplating on the natural wonders of this exceptional maritime setting.

Beston’s work is now considered a classic of American literature as well as one of the seminal works that has influenced today’s environmental movement. The Outermost House has been

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Free and open to all, with a reception following.

Contact: 617-242-1248

Email: friendsofcharlestownlib@gmail.com

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A reception follows the presentation. Snow date: Mon. Feb. 12, 6:00 pm.

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Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library

179 Main Street, Boston, MA 02128

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