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Green Shingles: At the Edge of Chesapeake Bay

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Peter Svenson begins his elegant, idiosyncratic exploration of the Chesapeake Bay at the doorstep of his own home--a green shingled house perched high on Mitchell's Bluff, looking out across the Bay's busy shipping lanes toward the western shore. Svenson invites us to explore various aspects of the world outside his door, from the bayside community in which he lives to the ...more
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Published June 16th 2000 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published January 1999)
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Just made me want to chuck it all and go on our own Chesapeake adventure
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Peter Svenson was born in 1944. He has a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.F.A. in painting from the University of North Carolina. He lives Cross Keys, Virginia.
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