From the cover: Working the Sea is a candid tale of a Maine fisherman's life, a collection of memories and lessons from a master storyteller. In a true Downeast Yankee voice, author Wendell Seavey candidly describes both the joys and hardships of the fishing life.
Casts the life of Joan of Arc into historical context, arguing that the young peasant who led the French army to battle lived in a superstitious and spiritual time, and reveals the resolve she held in the face of political defiance.
A best-selling European title follows the experiences of a woman who after unexpectedly becoming a wife and mother withdraws from the world in the wake of a shattering event and makes a wrenching decision to help in the search for a young girl.
Ever wanted to live on an island off the coast of Maine? Find out what it's like to live in a place where there are only a handful of year-round residents and the local economy is lobstering -- that's all.
From the series The United States: Past and Present, Maine: Past and Present is an introduction and overview of the state of Maine, providing briefs biographies of famous Mainers, facts and figures, timelines, etc. of our beloved state.
Home, Garden and DIY
Toad cottages & shooting stars : grandma's bag of tricks - Sharon Lovejoy
Provides activities and nature projects that a grandmother can share with her grandchildren--including a Pizza-Box Solar Oven, a Worm Hotel, Faerie Houses, Peek-a-boo Planters and other crafts, cooking, and gardening projects.
Drawing toward home : designs for domestic architecture from historic New England - James F. O'Gorman and Lorna Condon
Publisher: Historic New England Check Library CatalogPub Date: 05/01/2010
MAINE EDITOR. MAINE SUBJECT.
From the cover: This selection of one hundred drawings of domestic buildings from the extensive holdings in Historic New England's Library and Archives surveys the development of the profession of architecture in the region from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth centuries.
The sound of a wild snail eating - Elisabeth Tova Bailey
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill Check Library CatalogPub Date: 08/24/2010
Bedridden and suffering from a neurological disorder, the author recounts the profound effect on her life caused by a gift of a snail in a potted plant and shares the lessons learned from her new companion about her, the meaning of her life, and the life of the small creature.This is a beautiful, beautiful book. It would be a great read or gift for someone who is ill, or for anyone who knows someone who is ill.