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Spiked Boots

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ISBN: 9780881504361
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Published: Countryman Press - July 30th, 2008

An ornery backwoodsman relates legends and stories of the logging days in New England, in this fascinating book by Pike, the author of the classic Tall Trees, Tough Men. With 15 black and white photographs.


Green Mountain Farm

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By Elliott Merrick, Lawrence Millman (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780881504354
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Published: Countryman Press - November 1999

Originally written more than 50 years ago, this book still delights. In 1934, Merrick and his wife bought a dilapidated farm where he planned to become a famous writer. The book describes how the Merrick family survived, through hard work, love of the land, and a good sense of humor. This is still one of the best evocations of the joys of living in the Vermont countryside.


Green Mountains, Dark Tales

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ISBN: 9781584651345
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Published: University Press of New England - April 2001

Every state needs someone like Joe Citro to weave fact and myth and explore its perplexities and oddities. Publisher's Weekly accurately describes this book as a, "A hybrid of journalism and legend, this wide-ranging, well researched collection of Vermont folklore consists of 31 tall tales, peculiarities, stories of the supernatural and modern mysteries... Accounts of witches, mirages, eccentrics, monsters and mysterious creatures are, like all the tales in this book, carefully detailed short pieces... Citro's rugged morsels make for quirky amusement."


The Nature of Vermont

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The Nature of Vermont: Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment (East European Monographs; 495) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780874518566
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Published: University Press of New England - June 1998

If you are looking for a complete guide to the origin of Vermont's physical features through its present day inhabitants--animal, vegetable and mineral--this is the book. It is an exhaustive, yet not exhausting, look at Vermont's environment. Interesting maps, drawings and photographs add to its wealth of information.


Covered Bridges of Vermont

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ISBN: 9780881503739
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Published: Countryman Press - October 2000

If you want a comprehensive guide to Vermont's 106 historic covered bridges, look no further. Thirteen area tours are listed, with information including names, locations and directions, age, builder, type, dimensions, even photography tips and parking for each bridge. A wonderful introduction includes tips on how to look at a covered bridge. A checklist for viewing the bridges and many black & white photographs add to this book's charm. Maps are basic; bring along a detailed road map.


Green Mountain Ghosts, Ghouls & Unsolved Mysteries

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By Bonnie Christensen (Illustrator), Joseph Citro
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ISBN: 9781881527503
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Published: Mariner Books - October 15th, 1994

If you delight in the "bizarre, the grotesque and the mysterious", this is the book for you. Joe Citro has collected many of Vermont's unique tales of ghosts, vampires, monsters (including Champ) and more. He combines them with eerie woodcuts and location maps to create a weird little gem of Vermont folklore and history.


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