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 - Alice - Goodreads
This book is delightful. It chronicles six years in the remote Maine woods in the 1930s. Rich has a wry sense of humor and insight into people. I also loved the classic Maine terms (which I had never ... Read full review
Review: We Took to the WoodsUser Review - Steven - Goodreads
I've read this book several times; I even read it aloud to our kids when they were young. It's a classic story of a family that "took to the woods", living in a cabin deep in the Maine woods in the ... Read full review