Nine Mile Bridge
Author: Helen Hamlin
Publisher: Islandport Press
In Nine Mile Bridge, Helen Hamlin vividly details her years living deep in the Maine woods and chronicles a way of life that is nearly forgotten. At just twenty, she taught school at Churchill Depot, a tiny and isolated lumber camp at the headwaters of the Allagash River that was “no place for a woman.” She then married a fish and game warden and spent the next three years living even deeper in the wilderness, first at Umsaskis Lake and then at Nine Mile Bridge on St John River. The young couple lived alone and snowbound for months, knowing there was only a handful of other people within thousands of square miles of unbroken country, in Nine Mile Bridge, trappers forests lumberman, woods folk and wild animals, as well as frozen dogsled runs, hunting, fishing, simple joys and awe-inspiring natural beauty, form the sweeping backdrop for her remarkable adventure.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9780967166254|
|Published on||August 18 2010|
|Dimensions||8.5(in) x 5.5(in)|