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Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country - Irving Bacheller
Eben Holden: A Tale of the North Country
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Early in the last century the hardy wood-choppers began to come west, out of Vermont. They founded their homes in the Adirondack wildernesses and cleared their rough acres with the axe and the charcoal pit. After years of toil in a rigorous climate they left their sons little besides a stumpy... show more
Early in the last century the hardy wood-choppers began to come west, out of Vermont. They founded their homes in the Adirondack wildernesses and cleared their rough acres with the axe and the charcoal pit. After years of toil in a rigorous climate they left their sons little besides a stumpy farm and a coon-skin overcoat. Far from the centres of life their amusements, their humours, their religion, their folk lore, their views of things had in them the flavour of the timber lands, the simplicity of childhood. Every son was nurtured in the love of honour and of industry, and the hope of sometime being president.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781523857449 (1523857447)
ASIN: 1523857447
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2010-12-22)
Pages no: 146
Edition language: English
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