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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 beenView more
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