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Tall Trees, Tough Men

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The New England loggers and river drivers were a unique breed of men. Working with their axes and peaveys through Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, they contributed mightily to the development of the United States. The daily life of the loggers was hard — working in deep icy water fourteen hours a day, sleeping in wet blankets, eating coarse food, and constantly risking t ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 17th 1999 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published July 1st 1999)
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Emily Metivier
Good for historical info, but the author is a bit of a hard ass.
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Aug 07, 2013 Stacey Betts rated it did not like it
Reads like a text book. This man isn't a very good writer. He calls a section Logging in NH, and then talks about VT. Spiked Boots stories was better.
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i like these stories of vanishing times .
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reads like a textbook so far...
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