The Hardscrabble Chroniclesby Laurie Bogart Morrow
For thirty years, from 1923 until 1953, legendary Field & Stream columnist Corey Ford owned the Lower Forty in a small New England town that he dubbed "Hardscrabble" to shield its identity. He regaled millions of readers with colorful stories of Hardscrabble's eccentric and eclectic townsfolk. Now, with The hardscrabble Chronicles, Laurie Bogart Morrow continues this rich tradition... Hardscrabble could be any typical New England village. A place filled with common people living uncommon lives. The best of a disappearing breed called Yankees -- resolute, resilient, and resourceful folk who can be counted on in good times and in bad. These are their true stories, told by one of their own. A resident of Hardscrabble for thirty years, Laurie Bogart Morrow recounts the events that brought her as a young bride to this rural outpost, her family's brisk acceptance into the quaint rhythms of the village, and her subsequent fall into a lifelong love affair with country living, Hardscrabble, its no-nonsense, plain-speaking populace, and its loyal and lovable dogs.
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Meet the Author
Laurie Bogart Morrow is the author of eleven books including The Woman Angler, the Orvis Field Guide series, and the bestseller Cold Noses & Warm Hearts, and contributes to numerous outdoor magazines, including Sports Afield, Field & Stream, Just Labs, and Sporting Classics.
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If you're an old fan of Cory Ford and Robert Ruark from the old Field & Stream days of the 50's & 60's, there's a real flavor of the humor and quirkyness of those old columns with a more up to date slant. You old chauvinists shouldn't worry about a woman writing this kind of book; her gender is pretty transparent and she's an absolute delight to read. I'm ready to step up and order some more of her books.