BOOK WELL OUT TO SEA BY EVA MURRAY
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Well Out to Sea: Year-Round on Matinicus Island Paperback by Eva Murray. When Eva Murray took a job on Matinicus Island in 1987, she expected to stay a year as the island's K-8 teacher. When the school year ended, she turned down her graduate school acceptance, remained on Matinicus, and in 1989 married the island electrician. She and her husband Paul raised their two children on Matinicus and continue to live and work there full time. Eva is a wilderness emergency medical technician, operates a small bakery, has served in several positions of municipal government, and has been a regular columnist for area publications since 2003 including Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Down East Online, and Working Waterfront. She is a 1985 graduate of Bates College and is currently working on a book about the modern-day one-room schools of Maine.