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There are books about Chatham, books with Chatham as the locale for the story, and books by authors who live in Chatham, all with an apparent affinity for wordy titles. Here are the ones that would fit on the page:
Murder On The Ebb Tide, A Frosty Waters Mystery by B. Perry Robinson, is the story of Frosty Waters, a retired US Coast Guardsman who gets mixed up in the murder of a local Chatham fisherman. Steve Thomas Oney brings you more mystery, in audio form, with Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theatre. This time, the hero is local policeman, Waverly Underhill.
Outer Lands: A Natural History Guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island is a nonfiction written by Dorothy Sterling. It's an interesting read that fills you in on the area's geological past. Paul Schneider has written The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket, that covers another aspect of the area's history.
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod is nature writing at its philosophical best,. It's a local classic written by Henry Beston who, in 1925, built a house on the Eastham dunes and wrote there for a year as he observed nature and the sea.
All right now. Take a deep breath and say, Expedition Whyda: The Story of the World's First Excavation of a Pirate Treasure Ship and the Man Who Found Her . The Whyda was a slave ship captured by 18th-century pirate-commander Sam Bellamy and converted into his own flagship. According to legend, the Whyda met its doom when Bellamy returned to Cape Cod to meet his lover and was caught in a malicious storm in 1717. The excavation uncovered over 200,000 artifacts, including pieces of eight. No rum, though.