We Took to the Woods
In her early thirties, Louise Dickinson Rich took to the woods of Maine with her husband. They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote backcountry settlement of Middle Dam, in the Rangeley area. Rich made time after morning chores to write about their lives. We Took to the Woods is an adventure story, written with humor, but it also portrays a cherished dream awakened into full life. First published 1942.
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Review: We Took to the WoodsUser Review - Susan Gill - Goodreads
I first discovered this book years ago when I was in jr. high school and my mother handed me a copy of Yankee magazine. In this now forgotten issue of that regional magazine, was a story about a woman ... Read full review
Review: We Took to the WoodsUser Review - Sarah-Mae Adam - Goodreads
Beautifully written in a conversational style, this account of one woman taking "to the woods" is potentially one of my favourite books of all time. Louise Dickinson Rich is an average woman in the ... Read full review