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The book of Adirondack firsts by David Cross

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Published by Pinto Press in Elizabethtown, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)


  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- History -- Miscellanea.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAdirondack firsts.
Statementby David Cross and Joan Potter ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz.
ContributionsPotter, Joan.
LC ClassificationsF127.A2 C76 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1316899M
ISBN 100963247603
LC Control Number92190116

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His book is a romance, a story of first love between Americans and a thing they call "wilderness." For it was in the Adirondacks that masses of non-Native Americans first learned to cherish the wilderness as a place of recreation and this lyrical narrative history, the author reveals that the affair between Americans and the Adirondacks was by no means one of love at first sight.5/5(1). Indexed and illustrated with historic and present-day photos, this book is of interest to history buffs, researchers wishing to understand the Outdoor Life once lived at Saranac Lake, and to architectural historians tracing the influence of that life on buildings all over the United States. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition , first printing, numbers line starts with 1. Published by Farcountry Press. Trade softcover without DJ as issued. Condition new, tight square and clean book, no edgewear, spine not creased, sharp corners, no markings of any kind, no names, no underlinings no highlights, no bent page. Page - I was walking one night in the verandah of a small house in which I lived, outside the hamlet of Saranac. It was winter; the night was very dark; the air extraordinary clear and cold, and sweet with the purity of forests. From a good way below, the river was to be heard contending with ice and boulders: a few lights appeared, scattered unevenly among the darkness, but so far away as.

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  If you are looking for the ultimate Adirondack travel guide, this is the book for you. Adirondack Club is a directory and diary of towns and villages off the beaten path. Author Martin Podskoch has traveled throughout the Adirondacks gathering stories for his five books on fire : Shea Lynch. This book is an informal history. It includes first person narratives from some of the native Adirondack women the Outsiders met and reflections from men who worked in a number of the CCC camps in the Adirondack Mountains.   This author knows! The book is a gem. It is poetry and musings on the history and style and family joys and life traditions that are all part of the experience that so many have had with this chair being a major player in it all. A fun book, and just a real kick for those of us who adore the Adirondack chair/5(12). This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience/5(4).