Bluewater Bride--The Voyage of the Halcyon

For some decades of the 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts was among the wealthiest places in the United States. Prosperity was based on whaling--oil for the nation's lamps, and exotic products as perfume base,and stays for Victorian-Age corsets. It was an industry that pitted strong men against huge mammals of the sea. Some women went awhaling, as the "best mate," such as this saga.

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About Edward Norton

Edward C. Norton, author of more than 10 novels, was an award-winning reporter/editor in New Jersey and New York. He was named a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Norton left daily journalism to write about public affairs and business issues for Mobil Corporation in op-ed ads in Time, The New York Times and Reader’s Digest. He retired as communications manager from Hoechst Celanese Corporation.

As a free lance, Norton has had articles published in various magazines, including New York. and the first daily internet newspaper on Cape Cod. His novel, Station Breaks , was published by Dell [1986] and The House: 1916, [1999] was also published by RavensYard. His novels have been published under pen names, such as Adrian Manning, Lane Carlson, West Straits and Ted Neachtain.

Norton can be reached at ecnorton@cape.com

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