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Ridge Runner: The Story of a Maine Woodsman

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 28th 1979 by North Country Pr (first published 1979)
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Mark Mortensen
May 24, 2016 Mark Mortensen rated it really liked it
Gerald Averill’s memoir tells of his days in the state of Maine growing from a child into a man surrounded by his appreciation of nature. The story is one of lessons learned and passed down from his grandfather and father. Today when so many families are broken apart this book is a throwback in time.

It’s apparent the Averill’s had little money, yet with wood s to roam and streams, rivers, ponds and lakes to fish each day was a new experience. As a youth one’s reputation in rural Maine revolved
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John
Dec 29, 2011 John rated it it was amazing
I read this book when my father owned it, and now in 2011, on the eve of 2012, am finishing reading it out loud to my son, who although a completely modern teenager of the computer era, has remained entranced as i have read this, John Gould's books, and others of a Maine long ago.

John Gould's book on the Golden Road convinced us to see for ourselves, and we traveled up into the woods of Maine for a week 2 years ago.
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Sep 27, 2009 Jim rated it really liked it
A nice book about a vanishing lifestyle.
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