We Took to the Woods

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Down East Books, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 325 pages
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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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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

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"All ordinary people like us, everywhere, are trying to find the same things. It makes no difference whether they are New Englanders or Texans or Malayans or Finns. They all want to be left alone to ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Arlen is a former outdoor writer for the Maine Times.

Robert Kimber is the author of several books and has been published extensively in such magazines as Down East and Country Journal.

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