The House on Nauset Marsh A Cape Cod Memoir Dr Wyman Richardson lived the life of a busy and distinguished physician practicing in Boston and teaching at the Harvard Medical School but here is recorded his other lifethe one closest to his h

  • Title: The House on Nauset Marsh: A Cape Cod Memoir
  • Author: Wyman Richardson Robert Finch
  • ISBN: 9780881506457
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dr Wyman Richardson lived the life of a busy, and distinguished, physician, practicing in Boston and teaching at the Harvard Medical School, but here is recorded his other lifethe one closest to his heart Cape Cod, and, specifically, his humble farmhouse on Nauset Marsh, was his refuge First published in 1947, The House on Nauset Marsh presaged later authors who diDr Wyman Richardson lived the life of a busy, and distinguished, physician, practicing in Boston and teaching at the Harvard Medical School, but here is recorded his other lifethe one closest to his heart Cape Cod, and, specifically, his humble farmhouse on Nauset Marsh, was his refuge First published in 1947, The House on Nauset Marsh presaged later authors who discussed such subjects as the intelligence, language, and emotions of animals His observances of fog, time, bird language, the wind and weather touch upon the philosophical Little could escape Wyman Richardson s gaze in his activities and at restreflecting on the shifting moods of land and sea, the denizens of salt marshes and woods, and the personalities and stories of the Cape Codders of a gentler time.

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      Richardson was a medical doctor, and also wrote essays for Atlantic Monthly.

    174 thoughts on “The House on Nauset Marsh: A Cape Cod Memoir”

    1. 7 7 2013 This is a quiet, gentle, and joyful set of musings on life in and around the Farm House, as Richardson calls it, in the 1930s and 40s An amateur naturalist in real life he was a Boston doctor , fisherman and hunter, he ponders in a playful and humble way such questions as how animals find their way home, how many ways birds have of talking, and how to explain tides And he describes his and his family s activities bass fishing, crabbing, and duck hunting and my favorite Do Nothing Day Wh [...]


    2. This is a compilation of essays originally written for The Atlantic Monthly in the 1940 s and very early 50 s Richardson s father and uncle bought a farmhouse on Cape Cod in the 1890 s, which is still in the family today His essays range back and forth in time from his boyhood to his being a father of grown children Richardson was a keen observer, telling us about, among other things, birds, wind and tide He speculates about bird intelligence and migration He lived on Cape Cod long enough to obs [...]


    3. Excellent memoir Set on Cape Cod, Dr Wyman Richardson leaves his busy life in Boston, and returns to the beauty of nature, and of his precious home on Nauset Marsh Everything here is highly valued looking at his observances of dense fog, deep thoughts, bird tweeting, and a mild wind with a sweet breeze Little could escape Wyman Richardson s gaze in his activities and the reflecting on the shifting moods of land and sea, the denizens of salt marshes and woods, and the personalities and stories of [...]


    4. I read this book at Cape Cod during a summer vacation It was a good example of literature from someone living in the moment Through his connection to nature he describes nature s cycles and his interaction with the birds, fish, ocean, and marsh.


    5. Few books make me smile each time I pick it up Gentle, descriptive prose about climate, flora and fauna in Eastham, MA on Cape Cod I enjoy the narrator s voice he excels in observation and judgment with neither overbearance nor slightest hint of dogmatism Lovely.


    6. This is a book I can pick up and start to read and it s like coming home It is a memior of sorts about the times of one Wyman Richardson and his time spent on Cape Cod, mostly in the house on Nauset Marsh.It was published in 1947, a simpler time when cooking on a wood stove was a daily occurance, crabbing was an event and a long canoe trip around the horn was a wonderful excursion Wyman Richardson was a physician at Harvard and the Cape was his refuge Although it was away from the school of medi [...]


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