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ALSO BY SANFORD PHIPPEN: KITCHEN BOY: A NOVEL.


THE POLICE KNOW EVERYTHING is a 55,000-word collection of 22 short stories about life on the coast of Maine by a native. The book has been a small press best-seller for over 30 years.

Now in its 16th printing, it has been taught in courses at Harvard, the University of Maine, Bowdoin College, Syracuse University, and many other
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Kindle Edition, 149 pages
Published (first published August 28th 1982)
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P. Christopher Colter
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As a native Mainer who has lived in the state all his life, I'm not entirely sure how this collection of short stories about life on the Maine coast would resonate with non-residents. It's not about lighthouses and lobsters, as much as it is about the gritty and sometimes difficult life of the not-so-rich-and-famous making their way along the edge of the Atlantic. It's about worm diggers, fuel oil truck drivers, laundresses, and off-season caretakers of the homes of the "summer people". The ...more
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