Reviews and Blog Posts: Cape Cod

The big house : a century in the life of an American summer home

by George Howe Colt

Reviewer Rating:
5

A sprawling, weathered summer estate on Cape Cod takes center stage in this beautifully written, bittersweet memoir. Part biography, part social history, The Big House relives the glory days of privileged Boston Brahmins and boyhood summers spent by the sea. A great read for the landlocked.

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