Henry Bestons Cape Cod: Book Signing

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Don Wilding, executive director and a co-founder of the nonprofit Henry Beston Society of Cape Cod, will hold a book signing for his book, Henry Beston's Cape Cod: How 'The Outermost House' Inspired a National Seashore.

For 85 years, Henry Beston's The Outermost House has been THE definitive book about Cape Cod. Henry Beston's Cape Cod tells the story behind Beston's timeless nature classic.

Learn about:

  • How The Outermost House inspired legislators in Washington to establish the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • How Henry Beston's trail to Cape Cod began at the Battle of Verdun in World War I.
  • The influence that Henry Beston and The Outermost House had on Rachel Carson, other nature writers, and the American environmental movement.
  • The Cape Cod stories that you won't find in The Outermost House.
  • The winter hurricane that claimed Beston's house in 1978.

For more information, contact Annie's Book Stop at 508-255-7170 or the Henry Beston Society at  508-246-7242 or www.henrybeston.org.