Hudson Tales & Trails

Hudson Tales & Trails

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by Patricia Edwards Clyne
     
 

Hudson Valley Faces and Places takes an excursion into the incomparable Hudson, focusing on personalities who have left their mark on the region, from Ulysses S. Grant to Ed Wood. Revealing ties to the valley shared by dozens of American inventors, leaders, industrialists, writers, performers, and miscreants, Clyne tells their fascinating stories and details the

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Hudson Valley Faces and Places takes an excursion into the incomparable Hudson, focusing on personalities who have left their mark on the region, from Ulysses S. Grant to Ed Wood. Revealing ties to the valley shared by dozens of American inventors, leaders, industrialists, writers, performers, and miscreants, Clyne tells their fascinating stories and details the places imbued with their legacy. She reveals little-known sites and surprising chapters in the lives of Thomas Edison, Harriet Tubman, James Garfield, James Fenimore Cooper, and dozens more — even Santa Claus!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Clyne's wealth of knowledge permits her to pass along many bits and pieces that any reader with even a scintilla of curiosity is likely to find irresistible." — Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post

"Well- organized guidebooks which double as historical narratives-Clyne's chapters are short but full of life, offering stories and adventures that speak to her diverse yet readable style." — Hudson Valley Magazine

"Both books [Hudson Valley Tales and Trails, Hudson Valley Faces and Places] provide a unique perspective on some of the state parks, historic landmarks, and legendary individuals who have come together to make up the vast history of the Hudson Valley region." -Hudson River Valley Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590203439
Publisher:
The Overlook Press
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Patricia Edwards Clyne is also the author of Orange County: A Chronicle of Three Centuries, Caves for Kids in Historic New York, six other books, and hundreds of articles and short stories appearing in national and regional magazines. She lives in Circleville, New York.

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