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The Green Bough
By Phyllis Humphrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011 by Criterion House. Category: Nonfiction
In 1913, the year after the Titanic sank and Oregon women got the vote, Gladys Humphrey, daughter of a Portland, Oregon physician, was hired to teach nine children in a one-room schoolhouse at a loggers' camp in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. But as a city girl and fresh out of school herself, she found this experience to be much more than she bargained for.
Trees in the River
By Otis Maxwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Logging in the Adirondacks in the 1880s was a brutal and dangerous occupation. Massive trees were cut using only hand tools, by men who lived in rustic camps through the cold winter then drove the logs to market down icy rivers in the spring. This is the account of one such log drive as seen through the eyes of a young Quaker who has failed at his religion and is searching for redemption.