We Took to the Woods

We Took to the Woods

By Louise Dickinson Rich; Alice Arlen (Afterword by); Robert Kimber (Introduction by)

Down East Books, Paperback, 9780892727360, 325pp.

Publication Date: April 2007

In her early thirties, Louise Dickinson Rich took to the woods of Maine with her husband. They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote backcountry settlement of Middle Dam, in the Rangeley area. Rich made time after morning chores to write about their lives. We Took to the Woods is an adventure story, written with humor, but it also portrays a cherished dream awakened into full life. First published 1942.

About the Author

Arlen is a former outdoor writer for the Maine Times.

Robert Kimber is the author of several books and has been published extensively in such magazines as Down East and Country Journal.