At Home in Nantucket by Lisa McGee
A beautifully photographed compendium of 16 distinctive Nantucket houses offering a special insider's view of the unique sensibility of its residents, and the way they live. At Home in Nantucket celebrates the diversity of the island, featuring sixteen homes that range from renovated barns to cozy cottages to elegant period abodes. Each of the four chapters, one for each season, relates the stories behind the homes and the people who live in them. Recipes sprinkled throughout offer a chance to bring a little bit of the island into your kitchen. At the back of the book, the visitor's guide offers basic information about getting to Nantucket, where to stay, and what to do. Nantucket is an island rich with inspiration. Inspiring people, inspiring restaurants, inspiring landscapes, and inspiring homes. Step inside a minuscule cottage filled from floor to ceiling with a very personal art collection; relax in a light-filled house overlooking the ocean; find comfort in a family's warm "gathering room." At Home in Nantucket offers a wonderful overview of this captivating island and how the islanders live.