Salt and Pines: Tales from Bygone Maine

Salt and Pines: Tales from Bygone Maine

by Jeanne Mason, DL Soucy
     
 


Those who are fortunate enough to have grown up in Maine know that it has a way of life and sense of humor unlike anywhere else. Spend time on a lobster boat with Roy Fairfield or Tim Sample, or on Echo Farm in Auburn as Dave Sargent relates it. Phil Candelmo talks about life in Portland during World War II, and Luthera Burton Dawson teaches us a bit of…  See more details below

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Those who are fortunate enough to have grown up in Maine know that it has a way of life and sense of humor unlike anywhere else. Spend time on a lobster boat with Roy Fairfield or Tim Sample, or on Echo Farm in Auburn as Dave Sargent relates it. Phil Candelmo talks about life in Portland during World War II, and Luthera Burton Dawson teaches us a bit of "Mainespeak." These are only a few of the stories told here and of the thousands cherished by Mainers. If you have ever wondered what it was like to live in Maine's bygone days, follow along with our contributors and see what tales they have to tell about this state's unique spirit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609493684
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
06/28/2011
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
1,380,245
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Jeanne Mason is a writer and freelance editor who, as a youngster, spent summers in Maine arguing with her cousin Doug that Massachusetts was better than Maine. As an adult, she has seen the light. Her publications include Trinidad Noir (2008) and young adult biographies Russell Latapy: The Little Magician (2007) and Stephen Ames: Trinidad & Tobago's Ace Golfer (2008).

D.L. (Dan) Soucy was born in Lewiston, Maine, in the mid-1950s. Moving to the county as a child, he grew up in the Presque Isle area and came to love the outdoor life. After a nearly thirty-year absence from writing, he returned with two chapbooks, The Book of Shadows and The Light at the End of the Tunnel. He has also written Maine After Midnight, a collection of short tales for Halloween. Due out shortly is another collection of short stories and prose titled How Old Am I?

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