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You Can Go Home Again

You Can Go Home Again
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Edie’s art, of course, is a big part of the décor, too. Her studio is here, and her paintings–glorified depictions of women and their domestic work–is a reflection of her embrace of her post-New York life: of being a mother, a housekeeper, a homebody. Like Kurt, Edie Vonnegut has found her voice and home in Barnstable.

“It’s a magical area,” she says. “It’s a place that knew my dad just as this weird guy who didn’t go to work. It’s isolated and maybe not the hippest town, but I really like it.”


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2 Responses to You Can Go Home Again

  1. Dale Brittle March 7, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    Great story! My grandmother and mother lived in this home when it was owned by Elizabeth Crocker Nye, my great aunt who was a librarian in Sturgis Library for over 50 years.
    I have photos of the Pond and the home from the 1920’s, along with family photos taken at the house.
    I would be interested in writing and article about my great aunt, the house and her work at the library if your magazine would be interested in a feature such as this? It may be an interesting follow-up to this articles? Please let me know.
    Thank you.
    Dale Nye Larkin Brittle

  2. martha chabinsky August 23, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    nice to see an old friend doing wonderful work!
    classmate from Harvard

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