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DEEPHAVEN

by Sarah Orne Jewett

Contents


KATE LANCASTER'S PLAN

THE BRANDON HOUSE AND THE LIGHTHOUSE

MY LADY BRANDON

DEEPHAVEN SOCIETY

THE CAPTAINS

DANNY
 

CAPTAIN SANDS

THE CIRCUS AT DENBY

CUNNER-FISHING

MRS. BONNY

IN SHADOW

MISS CHAUNCEY

LAST DAYS IN DEEPHAVEN      


 
Annotated Texts of the 1877 and 1893 Prefaces
Reviews

Illustrations
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Atlantic Texts of the Original Sketches

The Shore House
Deephaven Cronies
Deephaven Excursions


NOTE
    This text is based on the 1900, 28th Impression, Houghton, Mifflin and Co. reprint of the 1877 edition.
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1877 Preface

This book is not wholly new, several of the chapters having already been published in the "Atlantic Monthly."

     It has so often been asked if Deephaven may not be found on the map of New England under another name, that, to prevent any misunderstanding, I wish to say, while there is a likeness to be traced, few of the sketches are drawn from that town itself, and the characters will in almost every case be looked for there in vain.

     I dedicate this story of out-of-door life and country people first to my father and mother, my two best friends, and also to all my other friends, whose names I say to myself lovingly, though I do not write them here.
 
                                                  S. O. J.



 Edited and annotated by Terry Heller, assisted by Tanner Brossart, Coe College. 
July 2013