By an American author of novels, poems, and short stories, Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870-1944). Lincoln, who grew up on the Cape Cod, got acquainted with many of the Cape's local inhabitants, fishermen, the lighthouse keepers, postmasters, general store owners and sea captains, reflected his experiences in the characters and plots of his novels and stories. The book transport you to Cape Cod in the 1800's, where seafaring was a way of life; in times of whaling, fishing, snowy Cape Cod Christmas', friends, warm summer days on the beach, sailing, and working the cranberry bogs.
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This book is the second volume of the series of books that belong to the pen of a famous journalist who traveled the whole world riding his bicycle. He traveled from San Francisco to Boston, from England to the Balkans, from Turkey to Afghanistan, India, China and Japan. The book was published for the first time in 1902 while Thomas Stevens started his traveling in 1884. The book is full of wonderful impressions, descriptions of the places he visited, people and animals he saw. It is definitely recommended to all readers who want to know more about the life of the world at the end of the nineteenth century.