"He has captured in full the life of the island."--"Washington Post Book World"
A classic of Chesapeake Bay literature, Tom Horton's "An Island Out of Time" chronicles the three years Horton and his family spent on Smith Island, a marshy archipelago in the middle of Maryland's famous estuary. The result is an intimate portrait of a deeply traditional community that lived much as their ancestors did three hundred years before, attuned to the habits of blue crab, oyster, and waterfowl. In a new afterword for this edition, Horton brings the story of Smith Island, and its people, up to the present.
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.2 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.27