Nantucket Sextant (Paperback)

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Description


A sextant is an astronomical instrument used for measuring angular distances of celestial bodies to determine latitude and longitude. Nantucket sits at latitude 41 17' 0. 46" N; longitude 70 5' 58.06" W.


On Nantucket thousands of bodies are spinning in the same latitude/longitude as they prepare for the Christmas Stroll now in its fifth decade


Molly, a retired nurse, gives herself the gift of the Christmas Stroll after living alone since her husband, John, died of colon cancer.


Weezie gives herself the gift of the Christmas Stroll after her best childhood friend, Maggie, dies unexpectedly.


Andrea, a Quaker living on Nantucket, works at her shop Yarn Pastures. Andrea inherited the shop after the recent death of her Mother.


Can grief be washed away by the tides of this beautiful island? What blessings or heartaches does the island of Nantucket hold for Andrea, Weezie, and Molly?


Nantucket whalers used their sextants to navigate their way home under the stars. Andrea, Weezie and Molly find themselves without a sextant to guide them. Under the celestial skies of December they must see into their own hearts from every angle until the Christmas Stroll ends and maybe hope and Nantucket remain.




Product Details
ISBN: 9781977271709
ISBN-10: 1977271707
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: March 8th, 2024
Pages: 136
Language: English