Cape Cod Author:William Martin "...Cape Cod has always mirrored the sotry of America. No, in this new, multigenerational novel, the NY Times bestselling author of the historical epic BACK BAY captures both the mystique and magnificence of this sandy curl of coastline - and creates an ambitious, absorbing book about America's past and present. Focusing on two founding famili... more »es, the Bigelows and Hilyards, their extraordinary first decades in America, and the devastating problems facing their present-day descendents, CAPE COD stands with the best of James Michener's works in bringing to life the violence and the passion behind a nation's dream."
Begins with the harrowing journey aboard the Mayflower, the author shows the families settling on New England's shores.
"Sweeping in scope, meticulously researched, and beautifully told, CAPE COD is as majestic and captivating as the land it portrays. And William Martin is a story teller who ranks among the nation's very best."« less