Jim Coogan is a Cape Cod author. A former regular columnist for the Cape Cod Times daily newspaper, Jim is a retired history teacher and a writer of more than a dozen books about Cape Cod. Raised in Brewster, he is a well-known lecturer on Cape-related topics. For many years he taught a popular course in Cape Cod history at the Academy. His most recent book, Cape Cod Passage: A Novel of People and Events That Have Shaped the Narrow Land, was published in 2022. Jim brings a love of the Cape and an eye for storytelling to his programs. Be prepared for an enjoyable talk about the history and mystery of this special place. Jim lives with his wife Beth in Sandwich, Massachusetts.