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Writing on Stone
Scenes from a Maine Island Life
Christina Marsden Gillis; Peter Ralston, Photo.; Philip W. Conkling, fwd.

University Press of New England



Contents

• Foreword
• Acknowledgments

• To the Island
• Prologue
• Getting There

• Docking
• Voyage
• At the Dock
• Impressions
• Seekers
• Ted Is Here
• Grace
• Renewal

• Boarding
• Coming Back
• Belongings
• Esther
• The Empress
• Multiple Occupancy

• Gathering
• The Perfect Medium
• Unexpected Arrivals
• Halibut
• Island Women
• "Shorten It Up"
• Going to the Dogs

• Pathways
• Going Places
• No Trespassing
• Deserted Houses
• Lost

• Prospects
• Near and Far
• Small Worlds
• Strange Beings
• Fog

• Stone
• Foundation
• Watching the Wind
• The Art of Cemetery Maintenance

• Epilogue: Time to Go
• An Essay on Sources

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