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THE ROOTS OF A FAMILY - Life in Rural Maine gail rowe
Books with a 5 star rating(3)
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620301012
A remarkable story of two farm families in Maine's Penobscot County, this book provides insightful and personal descriptions of the struggles, heartache, and good times of farm life in rural Maine during the '30s and '40s. Through extensive research, memories and letters of one family of six on on a small dairy farm, and the other family of seventeen on a subsistence farm with no electricity or plumbing, the author writes with sensitivity and detail of the difficulties of surviving the Great Depression and how life changed during and after World War II. Gail Rowe initially her path of discovery of her roots for family members but the book is now resonating with a larger audience. Ther ...