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The Northern Forest

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ISBN: 9780930031817
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 1st, 1996

If you love the woods and rural life, read this book. It is a wonderful, readable examination of the complex relationship between the people and the environment in northern New England. Conservationists, loggers, christmas tree growers, paper companies, ecologists, hunters, and sportsmen are all portrayed in a balanced and genuine manner. The often controversial issues are dissected and common ground found. A great account of an incredible place and its people.

The Unredeemed Captive

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ISBN: 9780679759614
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 1995

This moving story, set in and around colonial Deerfield, MA., won the National Book Award for history as well as the Francis Parkman and Ray Allen Billington history prizes. In 1704, a French and Indian war party attacked the settlement of Deerfield, killing many inhabitants and capturing a minister, John Williams, and his five children. Most of the Willams family was eventually released, but Eunice Willams chose to remain with her captors, even converting to Catholicism and marrying a Mohawk tribesman. Despite the Williams's attempts to convince her to return to her family, she refused. This outstanding book examines the cultural and religious barriers that separated most colonial peoples, and the tumult caused by those who crossed them. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones

The Devil in the Shape of a Woman

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ISBN: 9780393317596
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 17th, 1998

Karlsen examines the entire subject of witchcraft in colonial New England, mainly in the 17th century. She looks at individual episodes, examining the social and cultural background of 17th century belief and superstition set against gender relations.

Vermont Wildlife Viewing Guide

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ISBN: 9781560442912
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - October 22nd, 2002

This is a basic guide to wildlife viewing areas, not to wildlife. After an introduction to Vermont and viewing tips, the guide divides the state into four areas: southern, central, Northeast Kingdom and northwest lake. It then lists the wildlife viewing sites by area. Each site shows icons for wildlife, facilities and recreation, a site description, viewing information, excellent directions, closest town, ownership and size. Photographs and illustrations add interest and information.

Vermont Kitchens Revisited

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ISBN: 9780962725302
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Published: Vermont Kitchen Publications - September 1st, 1990

In 1990 the churchwomen of the Burlington church published this sequel to their popular Out of Vermont Kitchens. Again, regional recipes are featured, although they are slightly more sophisticated than those in the original. They include Lamb and Ratatouille Casserole, Sole with Pine Nuts, Couscous Salad and Almond Baked Apples,

 The Earlier book, Out of Vermont Kitchens, contains more traditional Vermont recipes.

~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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