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Cape Cod

The time in Cape Cod when Izzy and I snuck down to the bay at midnight and tried to catch crabs with leftover hamburger meat, and the moon was so fat and round it looked like something you could sit on.
Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  a peninsula of the Massachusetts Bay (south of Boston) extending into the Atlantic; a popular resort area
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  • The time in Cape Cod when Izzy and I snuck down to the bay at midnight and tried to catch crabs with leftover hamburger meat, and the moon was so fat and round it looked like something you could sit on.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Jane had plenty of silks and furs; she ate oranges that came up by railroad from Florida, oysters from Cape Cod, caviar imported from Russia.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Boney pointed at the wedding portrait on the wall: me in my tux, a block of teeth frozen on my face, my arms curved formally around Amy’s waist; Amy, her blond hair tightly coiled and sprayed, her veil blowing in the beach breeze of Cape Cod, her eyes open too wide because she always blinked at the last minute and she was trying so hard not to blink.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • She’d never met Allie or anything, because that was her first summer in Maine—before that, she went to Cape Cod-but I told her quite a lot about him.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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  • ’We’ve got cedars from Lebanon due at the sawmill in Oslo to be turned into shingles for the builder in Cape Cod.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It was this waitress at the hotel he worked at as a busboy the last summer at Cape Cod.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Cape Cod is freezing over.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • I was a writer on Cape Cod.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Chapter X Just before the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, it was arranged that my teacher and I should spend our vacation at Brewster, on Cape Cod, with our dear friend, Mrs. Hopkins.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • How does it compare to Cape Cod Tortilla Chips?
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink

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  • He was a native of Cape Cod; and hence, according to local usage, was called a Cape-Cod-man.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • After presenting the birthday bag, some of the girls start talking about the activity-jammed weekend, which will start with a bus trip to Cape Cod the next morning.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • And Siobhan once said that when she felt depressed or sad she would close her eyes and she would imagine that she was staying in a house on Cape Cod with her friend Elly, and they would take a trip on a boat from Provincetown and go out into the bay to watch the humpback whales and that made her feel calm and peaceful and happy.
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • In Cape Cod,’ she said.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • Once they had gone to Cape Cod, driving along that curving piece of land until they could drive no farther.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Elliot Martingale brought these fireworks back from summer vacation; they were left over from July 4th at his family’s place on Cape Cod, and he said they would be touched off when we won the big game: on Thanksgiving Day.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • In the car, driving back with the money from Tom’s house on Cape Cod, Jim Kim said to Paul, "You’re no use to anyone as a martyr."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • They were the Blaines of Lake Geneva; they had quite enough relatives to serve in place of friends, and an enviable standing from Pasadena to Cape Cod.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Vida had seen it, she stated modestly; she had seen it on a summer trip to Cape Cod.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • She got into bed and picked up one of the novels she had started at Cape Cod.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • It was as if she’d been expecting him; the way the streetlights played on her features as they walked the late night streets of Boston …. how she’d stared at him across the table at dinner …. the following weekend at Cape Cod, where they had strolled on the beach and had a picnic in the sand …. or a picnic and a hot-air balloon ride …. Jessica and Julie …. so much alike …. his thoughts of them combining into one …. images joining together …. Julie …. her tears as she watched Phantom of…
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Beach scenes would be an ongoing theme throughout the essay…California to Cape Cod.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • The Kennedy presence has put Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on the map.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "You spend summers on Cape Cod, da?" the general had said.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The two bickered back and forth over when they’d last glimpsed Cape Cod.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • It had been taken five years ago in Cape Cod; one of the happiest vacations they’d ever had.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • Brock closed her last restaurant in 1979 and moved to Cape Cod, where she is a painter and gallery owner.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • The weather was no warmer but fair at last, and the wind out of the northwest, exactly what was needed to clear Cape Cod on a broad reach.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • How widely it is dispersed may be seen by the fact that it is reported in popular use, as a verb signifying to prance or to walk consciously, in Southeastern Missouri, Nebraska, Northwestern Arkansas, Eastern Alabama and Western Indiana, and, with slightly different meaning, on Cape Cod.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Old Gloucester Town, Marblehead, Cape Cod Folks, Captains Courageous—the rich salty names came reeking up with a smell of tarred rope, dry codheads rotting in the sun, rocking dories kneedeep in gutted fish, the strong loin-smell of the sea in harbors, and the quiet brooding vacancy of a seaman’s face, sign of his marriage with ocean.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • God, I am so tired!" She dragged him away for an illegal five-day walk on Cape Cod, in March.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • ) British Admiral Samuel Graves, whose responsibility it was to patrol the coastline against privateers, described snowstorms at sea between Cape Ann and Cape Cod as defying the most resolute of men.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • Downey lives with his family on Cape Cod.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • They had never been off Cape Cod before.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • So now, vacationing at Cape Cod, alone in the world and without a man anywhere in the foreseeable future, she wanted to do some things this week just for herself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • The Fisher House was a beautifully restored captain’s house that sat on the edge of a rocky cliff overlooking Cape Cod Bay, and when she saw it in the distance, she slowed to a jog.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Cape Cod was always crowded at that time of year, but most vacationers tended to sleep a little later, and she enjoyed the sensation of jogging on the hard, smooth sand left from the outgoing tide.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • As luck would have it, the bottle didn’t break, but it was promptly forgotten and remained near the bow of the boat for the rest of the afternoon and early evening as the boat made its journey back to Cape Cod Bay.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • I saw that under the mask of these half humorous innuendoes, this old seaman, as an insulated Quakerish Nantucketer, was full of his insular prejudices, and rather distrustful of all aliens, unless they hailed from Cape Cod or the Vineyard.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He was back on the road, riding the circuit, the reach of his travels extending more than two hundred miles, from the island of Martha’s Vineyard off Cape Cod, north to Maine, which was then part of the Massachusetts Bay Province, to as far west as Worcester.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Have you been clear to Cape Cod?
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • My dad has someone covering for him so he’s on Cape Cod this week.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • He teaches creative nonfiction at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and he is writing a novel about Cape Cod.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Special Agent Behn discreetly informs the president’s secretary that Jackie is being airlifted to the hospital at Otis Air Force Base, located near Falmouth, Massachusetts, on the western edge of Cape Cod.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • As a nature writer, I have traveled all over the world to experience the wild, but some of my own wildest moments have been closer to home, on the same domestic Cape Cod beach I’ve returned to all my life.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • A hardened seaman like Captain Tucker knew what the Atlantic could deliver up in February: the chances of being hit by a northeaster and driven onto the shoals of Cape Cod, graveyard of ships; the sheer terror of winter storms at sea when freezing spray aloft could turn to ice so heavy as to cause a ship to capsize.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • Cape Cod.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • It is here on Cape Cod, on the domestic beach where I first walked holding my mother’s hand, and where I later spread my father’s ashes, that I learned that my wildest moments are often closest to home.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • When I was posted in Washington, I had two great American friends on Cape Cod.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • A quick step in New York for pictures and darkroom work, then on to Cape Cod where summer would end for both of them.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
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