An Island Out of Time
This summer, new students at Goucher College will explore waterman culture and life on the bay with An Island Out of Time: A Memoir of Smith Island in the Chesapeake by journalist and writer Tom Horton. New students will discuss the book in small groups with faculty and staff facilitators on Tuesday, August 29, and author Horton will deliver a public talk at 8 p.m. that evening in Kraushaar Auditorium.
(Photo courtesy of National Geographic; photograph by Peter Essick)
Learn more about the Summer Reading selection: Goucher Press Release.
Learn more about Tom Horton
Learn more about Smith Island
Learn more about efforts to save the Chesapeake Bay
- "Why can't we save the Bay?" article by Tom Horton in the June 2005 issue of National Geographic
- See also Horton's June 1993 National Geographic article "Chesapeake Bay, Hanging in
the Balance," available in the library.
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation