Down East: A Maritime History of Maine
by Lincoln P. Paine
Available from your local bookseller, or from Tilbury House Publishers, Toll Free 800 582-1899.
Paperback, 6 x 9, 192 pages, 50+ illus. Co-published with Tilbury House, Publishers. ISBN 0-88448-222-7
Description of Book
Walter Cronkite. A Maritime History of Maine is a fascinating introduction to the history of a unique culture I have known and loved for many years. OpSail Maine is to be commended for publishing this marvelous and affirmative history of Maine. The author, Lincoln Paine, draws on the work of a diverse and capable selection of authors, including John Smith, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and John Marin. Paine?s economy of phrase and clarity of purpose make this book a delight for anyone curious about the past, or interested in the future, of the great State of Maine.
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