Freedom in the Wilds by Harold Weston
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Freedom in the Wilds
By Harold Weston

Freedom in the Wilds

An Artist in the Adirondacks 3rd Revised edition

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Freedom in the Wilds by Harold Weston

Book Description

Harold Weston's captivating account of his intimate relationship with the wilderness, "Freedom in the Wilds" combines an informal history of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve with his own experiences there as a painter and woodsman. He incorporates stories gathered over many years from the region's guides and lumbermen and the wealthy visionaries seeking to preserve the wilderness.First published in 1971, "Freedom in the Wilds" became a classic among Adirondack literature for its thoughtful exploration of wilderness and creativity. In this third edition, Rebecca Foster updates the original by bringing to the foreground Weston's compelling personal story. She also adds a rich trove of Weston's letters and Journal entries, along with new illustrations, explanatory notes, and a new introduction that will give Weston's story greater resonance with contemporary readers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815608998
ISBN-10: 0815608993
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Harold Weston

Rebecca Foster is president of the Society for the Preservation of American Modernists and Harold Weston's granddaughter and biographer. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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