Lumberjacks of the north woods. by Lillie Patterson

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Published by Garrard Pub Co. in Champaign, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Great Lakes Region (North America)


  • Lumbermen -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Lumbering -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Juvenile literature.

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Book details

StatementIllustrated by Victor Mays.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesHow they lived
LC ClassificationsPZ10.P259 Lu
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5537589M
LC Control Number67014625

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Coming out of the North Woods at the end of the season carried its own risks, many lumberjacks learned, especially the risk that their hard-earned wages could disappear quickly on liquor and women.

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Hawkes's illustrations are as moving and effective as the story, especially when Marven appears in the snowy loneliness of the north country. Hawkes characterizes the burly lumberjacks with humor and style, cleverly contrasting them with Marven's childlike innocence. This book is a happy adventure that brims with rugged excitement.

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