Thursday, March 1, 2012
Gratwick’s previous books have attracted favorable notices: Penobscot Bay, People, Ports and Pastimes, “An eclectic, entertaining collection told with an engaging style and a flair for storytelling”. Hidden History of Maine: “Author Harry Gratwick unearths some captivating stories about Mainers you probably haven’t heard about before.” Mainers in the Civil War: “The experiences of its people, well told by a dedicated historian with a passion for his subject, have much to teach us today”. Harry’s fourth book, Stories from the Maine Coast was published in April of 2012.
Gratwick is a life-long summer resident of Vinalhaven Island in Penobscot Bay. He and his wife Tita spend the winter months in Philadelphia. Harry is a graduate of Williams College and has a master’s degree from Columbia University. Read more about Harry at his website, www.harrygratwick.com.