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We Go As Captives

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We Go As Captives: The Royalton Raid and the Shadow War on the Revolutionary Frontier By Neil Goodwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780934720571
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Published: Vermont Historical Society - December 1st, 2010

We are thrilled to discover and enthusiastically recommend this meticulously researched, marvelously illustrated and terrifically exciting tale of Vermonters caught up (literally) in the brutal violence of the Revolutionary War. Absolute winner. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Octavia Boulevard by Yvonne Daley - Book Review

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Octavia Boulevard By Yvonne Daley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780615439334
Published: Shires Press - January 27th, 2011

This affectionate memoir is part sociology and part "Alice in Wonderland". For Ms. Daley, the rabbit hole was in Vermont, where she raised her family, and Wonderland was San Francisco, where she taught college-level journalism. This is a memorable journey for all who embark upon it. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


Lost Ski Areas of Southern Vermont

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Lost Ski Areas of Southern Vermont By Jeremy K. Davis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596298712
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Published: History Press - July 16th, 2010

A photographic journey back in time to 60 ski areas, of which 14 are still in operation. Most of the originals were run by families or communities, and Davis recounts the reasons for their demise, whether societal, financial, geographic or climatic. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Ethan Allen & the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

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Ethan Allen & the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga (Military) By Richard B. Smith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596299207
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Published: History Press - April 30th, 2010

Concise yet comprehensive. Dozens of illustrations, photos, and maps. Smith has produced a book about the stunning May 1775 capture of the "Gibraltar of the North" that will appeal to local and visiting history buffs. A delightful combination of history and guide book. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


Quite a Sightly Place: A Family Dairy Farm in Vermont by David Middleton - Book Review

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Quite a Sightly Place: A Family Dairy Farm in Vermont By David Middleton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781933212913
Published: Commonwealth Editions - July 1st, 2010

The Bromley family has been in the town of Danby nearly as long as my own. My father and Hugh grew up together and Joan was our beloved town librarian. Their farm is truly quite a sightly place and perhaps a final glimpse of the hard business of farming. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Green Mountain Farm by Elliott Merrick - Book Review

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Green Mountain Farm By Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780881504354
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Published: Countryman Press - November 17th, 1999

This is my favorite book about Vermont! Beautiful, simple and often humorous, the Merricks find beauty, challenge and ultimately true happiness in the simplicity of their country life. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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