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The Cut Of Her Jib
Imagine your husband being gone for 2 or 3 years, out of touch but for the very occasional letter. That was what young Faith faced after she and Seth Nickerson met and fell in love. This historical novel follows the awakening and growing love between a young, landlubber schoolteacher and a dashing sea captain. It is a colorful and inviting story of the exciting, dangerous, ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published April 28th 2011 by Dog Ear Publishing, LLC
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An interesting story about a young woman who abandons farm life to marry a whaling captain on Cape Cod in the 1850s. A fictional account that is based on the diary of the author's grandmother, it is a quick and entertaining read, republished recently by the author's descendents. It's definitely worth the investment of the few hours it takes to read this engaging description of the lives of the hardy inhabitants of the New England town of Cotuit in the mid 19th century, despite the occasional awk ...more