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My life in the Maine woods

Annette Jackson

My life in the Maine woods

a game warden"s wife in the Allagash country.

by Annette Jackson

  • 159 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoor life.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSK601 .J24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6157028M
    LC Control Number54011194
    OCLC/WorldCa484006

    My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Annette Jackson's North Woods experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a small cabin on the shore of Umsaskis Lake. Jackson, an avid sportswoman and nature lover, writes of hunting, fishing, campfire cooking, and the sounds of the wilderness through the seasons.   He acutely observed the rivers, lakes, mountains, wolves, moose, and stars in the dark sky. He also told of nights sitting by the campfire, and of meeting men who communicated with each other by writing on the trunks of trees. In The Maine Woods, Thoreau captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.

    the maine woods – by henry david thoreau 4 girl that cried for spilt milk ‐‐ just from "up river" ‐‐ land on the Oldtown side near a grocery, and, drawing up his canoe, take out a bundle of skins in one hand, and an empty keg or half‐. 1 day ago  “A Backyard Book of Spiders in Maine,” retailing at $ in paperback, is available at local bookstores and can be purchased online through North Country Press at

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jackson, Annette. My life in the Maine woods. New York, W.W. Norton [] (OCoLC) Material Type. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Campfires Rekindled: A Forester Recalls Life in the Maine Woods of the Twenties” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving 4/5(2).


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While raising the couple's children and hunting, My life in the Maine woods book, and enjoying herself, Annette also started to write about her experiences. My Life in the Maine Woods was first published in She also wrote a popular newspaper column, "The Wisdom of the Timberlands" for a northern Maine newspaper.

She died in at the age of sixty-five/5(18). My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Annette Jackson's North Woods experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a small cabin on the shore of Umsaskis Lake.

Jackson, an avid sportswoman and nature lover, writes of hunting, fishing, campfire cooking, and the sounds of the wilderness through the seasons/5. My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Annette Jackson’s North Woods experiences during the s when she, her husband and their children lived in a Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & Brand: Tannenberg Publishing.

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My Life in the Maine Woods was first published in She also wrote a popular newspaper column, "The Wisdom of the Timberlands" for a northern Maine newspaper.

She died in at the age of sixty-five. --This text refers to the paperback edition/5(18). My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Jackson’s experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a small cabin on the shore of Umsaskis Lake.

Jackson, an avid sportswoman and nature lover, writes of hunting, fishing, campfire cooking, and the sounds of the wilderness. Annette Jackson was a young woman who moved with her new game-warden husband to a rustic cabin in the North Woods of Maine.

She describes in vivid detail all the beauty, wildlife, rivers, lakes and seasons she sees around her cabin, and also tells of exciting adventures she took with her husband as they went on his official rounds/5. While raising the couple's children and hunting, fishing, and enjoying herself, Annette also started to write about her experiences.

My Life in the Maine Woods was first published in She also wrote a popular newspaper column, "The Wisdom of the Timberlands" for a northern Maine newspaper. She died in at the age of sixty-five.

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My Life in the Maine Woods: A Game Warden's Wife in the Allagash Country by Annette Jackson, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® My Life in the Maine Woods recounts Annette Jackson's North Woods experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpBrand: Islandport Press, Incorporated.

The Maine Woods channel was created to promote my guide service. It has become the publication source for the films I make when documenting my journeys and a. He wrote three lengthy essays describing each of his journeys, and they were gathered together, as Thoreau had wished, and published after his death, together with an appendix, as "The Maine Woods." It is a moving book, a classic work of American literature, and the founder of a /5(85).

In “My Life in the Maine Woods”, Annette Jackson writes about her many experiences as a game warden’s wife in the remote north country. The book is superbly written and very enjoyable to read.

Much has changed in northern Maine since the days when Annette and Dave lived there, and her book reminds many of a simpler time. Annette Jackson’s writing in My Life in the Maine Woods – A Game Warden’s Wife in the Allagash Country  is a bit formal and correct, but the book is absolutely worth a read because while Annette may not be a natural-born writer, she is a perfect, natural-born game warden’s wife.

Buy a cheap copy of A Year in the Maine Woods book by Bernd Heinrich. Heinrich's dream was to focus on one small place and get to know it in intimate detail. He cut the logs for a cabin in the woods, dragging them into place with Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Maine Woods is one of several excursion books by Henry David Thoreau. The copy presented here is the first book edition, published in the United States in Two of the sections had previously appeared in print: "Ktaadn" was published in The Union Magazine, (New York,) inand "Chesuncook" in the Atlantic Monthly, in The final.

“My Life in the Maine Woods” recounts Jackson’s experiences during the s when she, her husband, and their children lived in a small cabin on the shore of Umsaskis Lake.

Jackson, an avid sportswoman and nature lover, writes of hunting, fishing, campfire cooking, and the sounds of the wilderness through the seasons. Books: Walden; or, Life in the Woods ( pages) The Maine Woods ( pages) Cape Cod ( pages) A Yankee in Canada (45 pages) A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ( pages) Major Essays: Civil Disobedience (16 pages) Slavery in Massachusetts (10 pages) Life Without Principle (13 pages) A Walk to Wachusett (10 pages) A Winter Walk ( Thought my memory might be failing me:) as only part of the book is set in the US.

But judging from your comment, it turns out it was California and not Maine. Pfff, quite a relief to find out I'm not turning senile:) (Haven't read A Thousand Splendid Suns by the way, as I. Annette Jackson is the author of My Life in the Maine Woods ( avg rating, 79 ratings, 13 reviews, published ) and My Life In The Maine Woods ( /5.

Heinrich's tedious personal account of 12 long months holed up in the wilderness of western Maine is so didactic and self-involved that it makes the reader want to hightail it to the nearest strip mall, where people are at least what they seem.

Heinrich (Ravens in Winter,etc.), a zoologist tired of paper pushing at the University of Vermont, retreats to the New England woods to see the.Published posthumously, The Maine Woods was based on essays which had originally been published during his lifetime in The Union Magazine and The Atlantic Monthly, compiled and edited into this single book-length work after his death by his friend William Ellery Channing.

Recounting the three trips he made to the woods and mountains of Maine, readers will find a veritable bounty of information.