The Farm In The Green Mountains

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The Farm In The Green Mountains

Author : Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
ISBN : 9781681370750
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Farm in the Green Mountains is a story of a refugee family finding its true home—thousands of miles from its homeland. Alice and Carl Zuckmayer lived at the center of Weimarera Berlin. She was a former actor turned medical student, he was a playwright, and their circle of friends included Stefan Zweig, Alma Mahler, and Bertolt Brecht. But then the Nazis took over and Carl’s most recent success, a play satirizing German militarism, impressed them in all the wrong ways. The couple and their two daughters were forced to flee, first to Austria, then to Switzerland, and finally to the United States. Los Angeles didn’t suit them, neither did New York, but a chance stroll in the Vermont woods led them to Backwoods Farm and the eighteenth-century farmhouse where they would spend the next five years. In Europe, the Zuckmayers were accustomed to servants; in Vermont, they found themselves building chicken coops, refereeing fights between fractious ducks, and caring for temperamental water pipes “like babies.” But in spite of the endless work and the brutal, depressing winters, Alice found that in America she had at last discovered her “native land.” This generous, surprising, and witty memoir, a best seller in postwar Germany, has all the charm of an unlikely romantic comedy.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Green Mountain Farm

Author : Elliott Merrick
ISBN : 0881504351
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A story about the thrills and perils of renovating an old farm on a shoestring, a warm and wise book about living simply in the country while pursuing the writer's craft.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Verses Of Vermont

Author : Robert Gokey
ISBN : 0823305007
Genre : Poetry
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Category: Poetry

Memoir Of A Green Mountain Boy

Author : Raymond Rodrigues
ISBN : 9780595452057
Genre : Fiction
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It is 1774 in Vermont, and Erastus dreams of becoming a Green Mountain Boy. After the death of his father, Erastus's storytelling uncle Hiram arrives to care for the family farm. Uncle Hiram shares mythical tales of the legendary Ethan Allen and the adventures of the Green Mountain boys, leading Erastus to one conclusion: he wants to belong to this elite group.Just when Erastus thinks he can't get any more inspired, he is invited to a meeting and hears Ethan Allen speak. Filled with passion and a drive he can't control, he plots to leave with his uncle Hiram and join the group. Erastus's mother knows she cannot stop him and bids him farewell for the greatest journey of his life.Narrated with the excitement and hilarity of a young man fueled with patriotism and pride, Memoir of a Green Mountain Boy follows Erastus through violent attacks, narrow escapes, and encounters with famous and infamous American revolutionaries. This personal account of Erastus's journey with a homegrown militia captures the beautiful spirit of naïve youth during an epic era in United States history-the American Revolution.For more information, go to:
Category: Fiction

Green Mountain Treasury

Author : Walter R. Hard
ISBN : UVA:X000512185
Genre : Vermont
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Category: Vermont

The Green Mountain Boys

Author : Daniel Pierce Thompson
ISBN : CHI:36068287
Genre : Revolutionaries
File Size : 34.21 MB
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Category: Revolutionaries

Green Mountain Poets

Author : Albert J. Sanborn
ISBN : UCAL:$B254007
Genre : American literature
File Size : 81.97 MB
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Category: American literature

Hiking The Green Mountains

Author : Lisa Densmore Ballard
ISBN : 9780762757930
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52.43 MB
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Whether to take in a 360-degree view mountaintop view, a dramatic waterfall, or a pristine pond, this book takes readers to thirty-five of the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the Green Mountains, some well-known and others off the beaten path.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Green Mountain Ghosts Ghouls Unsolved Mysteries

Author : Joseph A. Citro
ISBN : 9780547527321
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 28.7 MB
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Take a chilling tour of spooky New England legends . . . Visit Vermont with this comprehensive collection of tales, legends, folklore, ghost stories, and strange-but-true facts—and enjoy supernatural side trips to the surrounding areas of New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Quebec—with this delightful guide to the region’s haunted history. From Chittenden’s Ghost Shop to the Hubbardton Horror to the Mystery of the Bennington Triangle, Green Mountain Ghosts is filled with local lore and characters more colorful than any fall foliage!
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Heart Of The Green Mountains

Author : Rutland Railroad Company
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086345386
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads

Dishing Up Vermont

Author : Tracey Medeiros
ISBN : 9781603427623
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 84.52 MB
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From world-renowned cheddar cheeses to the delectable dinners turned out by talented chefs, the Green Mountain State has its own unique and rich food traditions. Learn new ways to use maple syrup, recreate that meal you enjoyed at a fancy restaurant, bake tree-ripened local apples into delicious desserts, and find out how the farmers growing the tastiest microgreens like to eat them. Filled with inspiring profiles of local food producers, Dishing Up® Vermont will quickly have you hooked on the joys of Yankee cooking.
Category: Cooking