New Poetry Book Extols the Virtues of Nantucket

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Tom Vorderer announces publication of "Scripture of the Landscape."

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Inspired by his many trips to Nantucket over the course of his life, Tom Vorderer wrote “Scripture of the Landscape: Nantucket Haiku and Other Poems” (published by Archway Publishing), which is a compilation of haikus about Nantucket, as well as a collection of other poems focusing on love.

Each poem is an attempt to cause the reader’s mind to create an image of the island and evoke a sense of being on the island. To enhance the haikus, Vorderer includes photographs and gives each poem its own page. In addition, the other poems are an exercise in reaching into the reader’s soul and creating a deeper understanding of the human condition within them.

Vorderer hopes to instill in the reader “the sense of tranquility the Island gives one who visits it and hopefully the reader can develop this tranquility in their daily lives.”

“Scripture of the Landscape”
By Tom Vorderer
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 268 pages | ISBN 9781480845176
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 268 pages | ISBN 9781480845190
E-Book | 268 pages | ISBN 9781480845183
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
In his many trips to Nantucket through the years, Tom Vorderer has grown to love the island and the tranquility it represents. Besides writing poetry, he is pursuing the art of screen printing, using many of the images he has taken over the years on Nantucket in his book. Vorderer has two grown children and resides in Boston. He works at the Children’s Hospital in the division of sports medicine.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit or call 888-242-5904.

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