Northern New York: Historic Tales from the Adirondack Almanack

Northern New York: Historic Tales from the Adirondack Almanack

by John Warren
     
 

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Northern New York's Adirondack Park is a naturalist's wonderland of high peaks, plunging chasms, pristine waters, and stunning vistas. In this collection of columns from the popular series the Adirondack Almanack, author John Warren reveals another side of this charming land. Stories of bank robberies, the Ku Klux Klan, gambling, buried treasure, rattlesnakes, and

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Northern New York's Adirondack Park is a naturalist's wonderland of high peaks, plunging chasms, pristine waters, and stunning vistas. In this collection of columns from the popular series the Adirondack Almanack, author John Warren reveals another side of this charming land. Stories of bank robberies, the Ku Klux Klan, gambling, buried treasure, rattlesnakes, and earthquakes abound. Showing careful research and a panache for storytelling, Warren takes the mountain path less traveled, where locals and visitors alike will be surprised by the hidden gems of the Adirondacks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596297272
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
07/17/2009
Series:
American Chronicles Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,150,703
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


John Warren is a writer, historian, educator, and filmmaker who now lives in the Adirondacks, although he grew up near the Poesten Kill where his family has lived for six generations. He has produced and directed prizewinning film and video crews around the world and holds credits on more than 100 hours of primetime television. John's work has appeared in a variety of media from PBS, History Channel, and Discovery to Adirondack Life, numerous regional and local newspapers, and online. John has lectured on history, writing, journalism, and documentary production at nearly a dozen colleges and universities and has taught at Ithaca College, SUNY Albany, and Adirondack Community College. He is editor of the popular online sites Adirondack Almanack and New York History and serves as a consultant for regional new media and micro media development.

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