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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Dogtown Commons (Gloucester, Mass.),
  • Gloucester (Mass.)

Subjects:

  • Large type books.,
  • Dogtown Commons (Gloucester, Mass.) -- Fiction.,
  • Gloucester (Mass.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnita Diamant.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThorndike Press large print Americana, Thorndike Press large print Americana series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.I227 L37 2005b
The Physical Object
Pagination429 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3397735M
ISBN 100786278331
LC Control Number2005010817
OCLC/WorldCa59279956

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“The book is haunting, partly because of Diamant’s lyrical language and partly because of the townspeople that she creates. The Last Days of Dogtown is well worth making the trip from town on up to the rocky hillside where Diamant brings her characters to life. Their voices—and the eyes of the dogs, as well—will linger with you for days.”. The Last Days of Dogtown Anita Diamant, Author. Scribner $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Fans of Diamant. Buy a cheap copy of The Last Days of Dogtown book by Anita Diamant. The tiny rural backwater of Dogtown, nestled on Cape Ann and hugging the Massachusetts coast line, is a place that is reputedly dying, but its few remaining Free shipping over $/5(5). Feb 18,  · The Last Days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant pp, Macmillan, £ Anita Diamant's latest novel is something of a surprise. A former journalist, she made her .

Check out this great listen on larep-immo.com Set on Cape Ann in the early s, The Last Days of Dogtown is peopled by widows, orphans, spinsters, scoundrels, whores, free Africans, and "witches". Nearly a decade ago, Diamant found an account of an abandoned rural backwater near the Mas. In any case I highly recommend Diamant’s THE LAST DAYS OF DOGTOWN. It is a fascinating, sad but convincing novel. She herself emphasizes its fictional status, yet I came away thinking that the Cap Ann Dogtown must have been much like the creation she presents, inspired by her slim clues. Bob Corbett [email protected] BACK TO BOOK REVIEWS. The Last Days of Dogtown Book Summary: “An excellent novel. A lovely and moving portrait of society’s outcasts affirms the essential humanity of its poor and stubborn residents, for whom each day of survival is a victory” (The New York Times Book Review). As a New Englander and frequent visitor to Cape Ann and Good Harbor Beach, I was greatly looking forward to reading Anita Diamant’s book, The Last Days of Dogtown. This is a historical novel set in the small community of Dogtown, outside of Gloucester, MA, during the early ’s.