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Cape Cod Collected:  A Selection of the Cape’s Greatest Stories

By Jim Coogan and Jack Sheedy

Cape Cod Collected is a compilation of some of Jim Coogan’s and Jack Sheedy’s  best previously published tales, edited and updated for a new generation of readers.  This is the fifth collaboration between these award-winning authors and includes some of the most popular subjects they’ve written about.  Inside you will find stories about shipwrecks and lighthouses, sea captains, local characters and unusual places.  There are tales about enterprising Cape Codders, a local witch or two and even the story about the revenge of a Pulitzer Prize winning author on a Provincetown librarian.  Cape Cod Collected is an entertaining and enlightening read through the Cape’s storied past presented by one of Cape Cod’s most prolific and respected writing duos.

Cape Cod Collected: A Selection of the Cape's Greatest StoriesProduct Details:
Price:  $11.95
For ages: Adult
Paperback 144 pages
Published 2015
ISBN: 978-0-9893073-4-5
Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.5 X .03 inches.

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Cape Odd

by Jim Coogan and Jack Sheedy

Cape Odd is a collection of anecdotes and unusual stories about the Cape showcasing strange happenings and curious events--both natural and man-made. There are also short sketches of some of the "out of the ordinary people that have added their own special character to Cape Cod's colorful and interesting history.

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Product Details:
Price: $11.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 128 pages
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-9672596-8-0
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Cod Harvest

by Jack Sheedy and Jim Coogan

With Cape Cod Harvest, award winning author Jim Coogan (Sail Away Ladies) and well-known Cape writer Jack Sheedy (Dennis Journal) have assembled a series of tales about one of America's beloved places.

Covering more than three centuries and extending across a wide range of topics, this collection of more than 80 stories is the third collaboration between the two authors.

As a much-awaited sequel to the authors' popular Cape Cod Companion (1999) and
Cape Cod Voyage (2001), this book should delight everyone with a connection to the "Narrow Land."

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Product Details:
Price: $14.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 208 pages
Published: 2007
ISBN: 978-0-9672596-6-6
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Cod Companion: The History and Mystery of Old Cape Cod

by Jack Sheedy and Jim Coogan

A multicolored canvas of Cape Cod history and legends, Cape Cod Companion traces the story of the Narrow Land from its formation over ten thousand years ago, to the arrival of European explorers during the seventeenth century, and on to the fascinating tales of sea captains, unusual characters, witches, ghosts, and events both familiar and forgotten. With over two dozen photographs, and over 50 stories, the book is a wonderful introduction to this magical and sometimes mysterious place.

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Product Details:
Price: $14.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 208 pages
Published: 1999
ISBN: 0-9672596-0-6
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Cod Voyage: A Journey Through Cape Cod’s History and Lore

by Jack Sheedy and Jim Coogan

As a follow on to their popular Cape Cod Companion, authors Jack Sheedy and Jim Coogan have added over 100 new stories of pilgrims and pirates, sea captains and shipwrecks, and bits and pieces of forgotten Cape lore. The book, which carries many photographs, features tales of early explorers, lighthouses, and inventors, and continues the course of Cape Cod history through the great age of sail in the nineteenth century, right into the twentieth century and the surge of modern tourism that began with the grand hotels. Cape Cod Voyage is a journey through Cape Cod’s past–the interesting and the strange, the historic and the legendary, and some tales that are a little bit of all of the above.

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Product Details:
Price: $14.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 208 pages
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0-9672596-2-2
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

Sail Away Ladies: Cape Cod Women in the Age of Sail

by Jim Coogan

Sail Away Ladies is the winner of the United States Maritime Literature Award for 2004

During the great age of sail, hundreds of women accompanied their seafaring husbands on voyages that took them around the globe. In their journeys, they faced storms, pirates, shipwrecks, seasickness, and loneliness so far from home, family, and friends. Yet they also met with great adventure. Based on the journals and letters of these remarkable ladies, Sail Away Ladies presents the experiences of twelve Cape Cod women who braved the oceans and who shared their adventures with the people they left behind at home. Theirs is a proud and often overlooked chapter in Cape Cod’s seafaring history.

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Product Details:
Price: $14.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 208 pages
Published: 2003
ISBN: 0-9672596-4-9
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Journal

by Jack Sheedy

Published in conjunction with the Dennis Historical Society, Dennis Journal is a collection of historical essays about a typical Cape Cod town. Author Jack Sheedy, a resident of Dennis, was moved to chronicle some of the important events in his community’s history on the occasion of the town’s 200th birthday in 1993. Featuring stories about cranberry farming, salt making, and shipbuilding, Dennis Journal reflects on the things that once happened in this small town as the seasons would change. The book makes us think about the old industries and the people who pioneered those industries and it gives us a window into the past lives and activities of this quiet township located on Cape Cod.

Product Details:
Price: $7.95
For Ages: Adult
Paperback: 96 pages
Published: 1995
ISBN: 0-9651243-1-2
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches