|Claude Monet, Port Croton|
Note: This is article adapted from a piece I published in the International Herald Tribune in February 1991 and the Washington Post in August 1991. I expect it to be part of a book I am currently working on, entitled "Islands and Other Places: The Journeys of an American in Exile."
|Sarah Bernhardt/Wikimedia Commons|
|The island's harbor/Wikimedia Commons|
|Citadel de Vauban/Wikimedia Commons|