BOOK BUNDLE DELUXE / Provincetown Time Machine
Local classics to read and enjoy.
The perfect present for friends new to Provincetown.
A CENTURY OF INSPIRATION, PAAM at 100 by Christine McCarthy
In 2014, the Provincetown Art Association and Museum celebrated its first 100 years. PAAM’s permanent collection is restricted to objects by artists who, at one time or another, have worked on Cape Cod. The permanent collection is an important measure of a museum’s value. And PAAM’s holdings of local and regional art is extensive and dynamic. The collection weaves together multiple art movements – each a significant strand of American art history.
LAND’S END: A WALK IN PROVINCETOWN by Michael Cunningham
In this celebration of one of America’s oldest towns (incorporated in 1727), Michael Cunningham, author of the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize – winning The Hours, brings us Provincetown, one of the most idiosyncratic and extraordinary towns in the United States, perched on the sandy tip at the end of Cape Cod.
OLD PROVINCETOWN IN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS by Irma Ruckstuhl
A magnificent collection of over 100 photographs, selected from the works of a turn-of-the-century Provincetown photographers, depicting life in this historic and beautiful harbor community in one of its most picturesque eras.
PROVINCETOWN ART COLONY: A BRIEF HISTORY AND GUIDE (booklet)
by Nyla Ahrens
PROVINCETOWN DOGS by Susan Baker
With great appeal for all dog lovers — Provincetown, and Susan Baker’s art — this colorful tribute to Zoomer, Buster, Dogette, Johnny Low-Down, and the others is captivating. Baker has long been identified with dogs and dog paintings. In this short and colorful book, she captures the essence of fourteen of her own and other local dogs in witty and evocative drawings and short commentaries.
TIME AND THE TOWN: A PROVINCETOWN CHRONICLE by Mary Heaton Vorse
A book about many things — a town and its people, the author, a certain kind of idyllic life. As much as anything else, it is the biography of the house Vorse bought in 1907 and lived in, off and on, for the next thirty-six years. The moods of the house mirrored her own. “Our houses,” she wrote, “are our biographies, the stories of our defeats and victories.” Vorse celebrates the enduring character of the town itself and tells stories that are droll and fabulous.
PROVINCETOWN SEAFOOD COOKBOOK (hardcover)
by Howard Mitcham
A delightful collection of classic recipes, folk history, and original drawings. Treat yourself to Cape Cod Gumbo, Provincetown Paella, Portuguese Clam Chowder, Lobster Fra Diavolo, Zarzuela, and dozens of other Portuguese, Creole, and Cape Cod favorites. A list of fresh and frozen seafood substitutes for use anywhere in the country is a unique feature of this lively book.