Duck farmer Martin Maurer wanted a unique location from which to sell his Peking ducks. In 1931 he built a giant duck which now "lives" in Flanders at the entrance to Sears Bellows County Park. Water fowl isn't among the products sold there. Instead you can buy Long Island memorabilia and get East End tourist information. -Flanders N.Y.
Tom Dunleavy has a one-man law firm in legendary East Hampton. But his job barely keeps him in paper clips. His principal clients make a living serving the rich. The billionaires and megacelebrities swarming the beaches already have lawyers on their payroll. Then a friend of Tom's is arrested for a triple murder near a movie star's mansion. Tom knows in his gut that Dante Halleyville is innocent. Dante asks him to represent him in what could be the Trial of the Century.
One of the hip spots for the air-kissing, well-heeled set, the Hamptons boast some of the prettiest beaches on Long Island. The unspoiled shoreline begins around Southampton and runs east to the end of the island at Montauk. Windswept dunes and waving grasses border the Atlantic Ocean.