Windswept

Mary Ellen Chase

$15.95 $15.95

Quantity:
ISBN: 9780976323167

Windswept

  Author:   Mary Ellen Chase    
  Publisher:  Islandport Press

The third (following Mary Peters and Silas Crockett) of Mary Ellen Chase’s Maine novels, Windswept is the romantic and tumultuous saga of Maine family who makes it home Down East. Spanning six decades, starting in the late 19th century, the novel depicts their lives as they meet head on the joys and challenges of the changing and encroaching world and eventually, World War II. Through it all, their home provides the family with a safe haven in which to sink their roots as they strive to nurture their humanity and spirituality, all the while surrounded by the natural beauty of the Maine coast. Windswept was a national bestseller and the biggest seller of chase’s career.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9780976323167
Item ISL015
PublisherIslandport Press
Published onAugust 18 2010
Language eng
Pages 386
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight485(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Mary Ellen Chase (1887-1973) was born and raised in Blue Hill, Maine. She graduated from the University of Maine and spent thirty years as a leading faculty member at Smith Collage in Massachusetts. She is best remembered as a best-selling author, writing more than thirty books, several that used her cherished Maine setting, authentically capturing the unique spirit and character of the state while contributing important literature to its history.