The Long Crossing and Other Labrador Stories [Paperback] Merrick, Elliott
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This collection of stories, though fiction, is a rich depiction of Maine people–doctors, nurses, patients, and families–and their stories ring true in every sense. The cover photograph is of a “left-handed house” referred to in the story “Left-handed Favor,” of the Biddeford-Saco general practitioner who used a secret code with his office and local pharmacist to help indigent patients.
Maine artist Arline K. Thomson first visited London in 1974 and returned on many occasions to sketch and write journal-entries that illuminate the vestiges of places described almost four centuries ago by John Stowe in A Survey of London. Much of what Thomson experienced is included in this volume of 160 architectural sketches, diary entries, and locating maps. Since its publication, …