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Tall Trees, Tough Men

A Vivid, Anecdotal History of Logging and Log-Driving in New England

by Robert E. Pike

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7453598M
ISBN 100393319172
ISBN 109780393319170
OCLC/WorldCa42659463

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Tall Trees is an interesting collection of anecdotes from a lost bit of history--when log drives were part of a big industry in the north country. The book was a gift, based on my enjoyment of another of Pike's books on the logging industry, and I found that I learned much from reading it, about a rough and ready time in our by: 6.

Tall Trees, Tough Men book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The New England loggers and river drivers were a unique breed 4/5.

Tall Trees is an interesting collection of anecdotes from a lost bit of history--when log drives were part of a big industry in the north country. The book was a gift, based on my enjoyment of another of Pike's books on the logging industry, and I found that I learned much from reading it, about a rough and ready time Tall Trees our history/5(11).

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(Norton, ) Informal but fascinating history of old-time logging in northern N.E. Title: Tall Trees Tough Men Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: July 6, Publisher: WW Norton Language: English.

Tall Trees, Tough Men Celebrating 45 years of continuous publication April. Long Drive on the Connecticut: click this link to read what fired up book publishers. Post and pre is this brief draft written by R.E.P. to John Cameron, Knopf's editor: Thank you for your continued interest in a lumbering book.

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Despite its occasional rough language, or even because of it, younger readers also will enjoy this roaringly good history of the now vanished days of the Maine lumberjacks. In the epic days celebrated here, it was man and axe versus timber.

And they were giant men, rather proud to do without women. A man cared for his axe like royal cutlery. Pike has a high time recounting. Tall Trees, Tough Men, by Robert E. Pike, ( reissue). This classic about logging and log-driving in northern New England is now back in print.

Pike's descriptions of life in the woods, in the camps and on the river drives brings those colorful days back to life in vivid fashion.

Tall Trees is an interesting collection of anecdotes from a lost bit of history--when log drives were part of a big industry in the north country.

The book was a gift, based on my enjoyment of another of Pike's books on the logging industry, and I found that I learned much from reading it, about a rough and ready time in our history/5(16).

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