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Fast Lane on a Dirt Road

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Nestled between Montreal, Boston, and New York City exists a magic land called Vermont. It's a state of the union, a state of mind, a state of grace, and a state of confusion and contradiction. Because of its beauty, its scale, and its depth of culture, Vermont is truly a perfect state.
The image of Vermont that leaps off the pages of Vermont Life is one of rolling hills,
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Paperback, 247 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Chelsea Green Publishing Company (first published November 1991)
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Dennis Bathory-Kitsz
Mar 03, 2008 rated it really liked it
Sherman is relatively comprehensive, rendering both Vermont's mid-20th-century history and its more recent history; this recent history is untempered by time, so it's much more personal. The research behind this book is extensive and the stories well told in solid language, biases all hanging out to be examined.
Stephen
Jan 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A Contemporary History of Vermont. 1945-2000. And the title captures all the conflicting images,impressions and understanding of what you think about this little gem nestled between Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River. I started coming to VT in the mid-90s and moved permanently in 2010 - and I am still confused by just about everything. The undiluted history of the past 60 years explains how VT transitioned from a bucolic rural bedrock of republican conservatism to life in the fast lane of ...more
Eileen
Feb 13, 2010 rated it liked it
A great read describing Vermont's cultural innocence. Very poignant. The author captures Vermont's flaws along with the beauty.
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