By Annie Dillard
Toby Maytree first sees Lou Bigelow on her bicycle in postwar Provincetown, Massachusetts. Her laughter and loveliness capture his breath. Maytree is a Provincetown local, an informed poet of thirty. As he courts Lou, simply out of faculty, her stillness attracts him. Hands-off, he hides his critical wooing, and idly exhibits her his poems.
In spare, stylish prose, Dillard lines the Maytrees' many years of loving and longing. They reside affordably one of the nonconformist artists and writers that the naked tip of Cape Cod draws. whilst their son Petie seems, their blameless Bohemian pal Deary is helping deal with him. yet years later it truly is Deary who reasons town to speak.
during this relocating novel, Dillard in detail depicts willed bonds of loyalty, friendship, and abiding love. She offers nature's vastness and nearness. hot and hopeful, The Maytrees is the fantastic capstone of Dillard's unique physique of labor.
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