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Nantucket By PostCardArt
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This 6 x 9 inch, full color book shows some of the oldest postcards of Nantucket going back over 100+ years. The name Nantucket is derived from a Native American word meaning "faraway... More > island" or "land far out to sea." • Nantucket was populated with approximately 1,500 Native Americans of the Wampanoag Tribe when it was discovered and charted in 1602 by Captain Bartholomew Gosnold. The history of Nantucket's settlement by the English begins in 1659, when Thomas Mayhew sold his interests to the "nine original purchasers": Tristram Coffin, Thomas Macy, Christopher Hussey, Richard Swayne, Thomas Bernard, Peter Coffin, Stephen Greenleafe, John Swayne, and William Pike for, "thirty pounds...and two Beaver hats one for myself and one for my wife."< Less
Nantucket Notables By Kerry Hallam
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Kerry Hallam's watercolor sketches of Nantucket's people
Nantucket: A History By R.A. Douglas-Lithgow
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A very interesting read of Nantucket Island. Illustrations and a Map, published in 1914. 389 indexed pages.
Nantucket Nonsense By Lonnie England
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During a Nantucket vacation, five grandchildren are invited by their grandmother to embark on an exploration to find some of the island’s treasures. In the process, the children are also... More > taught how to recognize the letters in the word "clams" as they search for Clams, Crabs, Crates, Lighthouses, Lobsters, Long bike rides, an Airport, Anchors, Amazing boats, Mountains called sand dunes, Museums about whales, Millions of waves, Sea shells, Seals, and an outdoor Shower. Babcia, as their grandmother is affectionately called, suggests that they may also find some wild and wacky surprises along the way. The children are skeptical, but in the end these surprises seem to appear. Is it nonsense? See for yourself! Whimsical illustrations invite the "reader" to giggle through the pages while accompanying the grandchildren on their explorations.< Less
Hallam on Nantucket By Kerry Hallam
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An irreverent look at the modern world in general --and Nantucket Island in particular-- from a world-renowned British impressionist painter
Hallam on Nantucket By Kerry Hallam
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Irreverent musings by international artist, Kerry Hallam.
Hallam on Nantucket By Kerry Hallam
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Kerry Hallam is as refreshing and spirited as his paintings. He creates enticing images through bold palettes and captivating compositions. Enthusiasm for his art is fully evident in Kerry... More > Hallam’s vivid, windswept seascapes and timeless, sun-dappled village scenes. Strongly inspired by the Fauves, Hallam has a strong affinity for the 19th century French Post-Impressionists, Cezanne and Van Gogh. Inspired by St. Tropez and the French Riviera, Hallam is noted for his power to evoke emotion, opulence of light and distinctive color harmonies. He translates the ordinary moment into the magical, inviting us to be revitalized by the world's simple pleasures. Hallam on Nantucket is a picaresque romp through the world, seeing life through the eyes of a seasoned artist, musician, writer, raconteur, bon vivant and all-around fascinating character. At times irreverent, at times insightful—and at all times humorous—this book is a celebration of life lived to its fullest.< Less
Nantucket Drowning By John O'Shea
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A hurricane roars up, headed straight for Nantucket Island. That’s where James O’Neill, struggling hedge fund manager, is trying to put his life back together. Luckily, before the storm... More > strikes, James is able to get his 12 son Danny on the last outward-bound ferry—but he can’t find his aging father. As the hurricane ravages the island, James searches for his elderly dad. He encounters mysterious men throughout the quaint town. After he spots two of them cruising offshore in his friend’s boat, he gives chase along the north shore. When they seize the island’s airport, James intercedes and realizes he is up against a foreign threat on American soil. He races across Nantucket to stop the remaining crew before they execute their plans, the effects of which could devastate the entire coast. Meanwhile, an explosion has ripped apart Danny’s ship and strands the young boy amid the raging seas. James is forced to make impossible choices between saving his family and intercepting terrorists before time runs out.< Less
Nantucket Drowning By John O'Shea
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A hurricane roars up, headed straight for Nantucket Island. That’s where James O’Neill, struggling hedge fund manager, is trying to put his life back together. Luckily, before the storm... More > strikes, James is able to get his 12 son Danny on the last outward-bound ferry—but he can’t find his aging father. As the hurricane ravages the island, James searches for his elderly dad. He encounters mysterious men throughout the quaint town. After he spots two of them cruising offshore in his friend’s boat, he gives chase along the north shore. When they seize the island’s airport, James intercedes and realizes he is up against a foreign threat on American soil. He races across Nantucket to stop the remaining crew before they execute their plans, the effects of which could devastate the entire coast. Meanwhile, an explosion has ripped apart Danny’s ship and strands the young boy amid the raging seas. James is forced to make impossible choices between saving his family and intercepting terrorists before time runs out.< Less
Nantucket Shenanigans By Jack Thomas
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Tom and Annie are English teenagers who have never been abroad before, let alone to America. They have the holiday of a lifetime on the magic island of Nantucket, off the coast of Massachusetts.... More > Their eccentric aunt Pamela watches in horror as they get into various scrapes, which include getting themselves shipwrecked on a deserted reef, bamboozling the Chief of Police, discovering the mysteries of baseball, getting the better of a clever auctioneer, enduring a terrifying flood and exploring the island. But all their adventures pale into insignificance compared with what happens to them in the terrifying last few days of their exciting holiday.< Less

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