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Boston Athenaeum Lecture: The Outer Beach (12 p.m. lecture; 1 p.m. lunch)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
10 1/2 Beacon St
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Boston Athenaeum Noon Lecture:The Outer Beach
Nearly 50 years in the making, The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore is Robert Finch’s poignant tribute to the storied edge of the Cape’s legendary arm. In this lecture Finch calls upon the literary legacy and history of the Outer Beach to inform a consideration of the strange, nature of time spent hear the ocean. Lunch afterwards at Carrie Nation (pay individually). Meet at the Boston Athenaeum, 10 ½ Beacon Street at 11:45 a.m. for the noon lecture. Seats are not reserved. BHV members and their guests. Free.