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A Homesteader’s History

Paperback 5.5” x 8″
116 pages with b/w photos
ISBN 978-0-9654428-0-0


Carrying Water as a Way of Life


by Linda Tatelbaum


A professor and dean flee a bankrupt college and head “back to the land” in 1977. They build a solar house and organic garden in Maine, where they enter the life of their rural town as it vanishes under pressure from land developers. A chronicle of keeping faith with nature, these lyrical and wry essays celebrate human effort while mourning the loss of wilderness.

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