An 'Off Season' Journey to Beach Resorts

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Ken McAlpine's book takes a look at the life of beach towns when tourists aren't around. Three Rivers Press hide caption

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A few years ago, author Ken McAlpine drove up the East Coast, visiting beach and resort towns in the winter. NPR's Liane Hansen speaks to McAlpine about his new book, Off Season, which chronicles his journey.

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