Jim Coogan was raised on Cape Cod in the town of Brewster. After military service, he began a career as a high school history teacher. Since his retirement from teaching in 1999, Jim has written seven books about Cape Cod, including Sail Away Ladies: Stories of Cape Cod Women in the Age of Sail, which received the 2004 U.S. Maritime Literature Award for best maritime writing by an independent publisher. His book, Cape Cod Harvest: A Gathering in of Cape Cod Stories, written with Dennis author Jack Sheedy and published in the spring of 2007, was a finalist in Foreword Magazine’s 2007 Book the Year awards.
To discover more about Jim’s books visit the Harvest Home Books Web site at www.harvesthomebooks.com.