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Barefoot at the Lake: A Memoir of Summer People and Water Creatures

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Every year in June, when school finishes, the summer people invade Long Point on Lake Chemong. It's 1954, and Bruce and his dog Angus are desperate to reach the lake - Angus to roll in dead fish, Bruce to count how many different birds he can see.
Barefoot at the Lake is Bruce's evocative account of this one particular summer, when his eyes are opened to the complexities of
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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published April 30th 2015 by September Publishing
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Lynne
Jul 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
Having spent summers in Michigan, I enjoyed the stories about times at a lake. The stories are good, would actually have given this a 3 star rating; but some of the stories about his older brother and friend's treatment of animals were difficult to read. Glad the author grew up to be an animal lover and vet.
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