Clear Pond (Hardcover)
The Reconstruction of a Life
Syracuse University Press, 9780815602576, 230pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 1991
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The winner of the John Ben Snow Prize delves into the life of a 19th-century Adirondack millwright and arrives at a greater awareness of his own reality. Despite having developed patents for a type of sawmill, Israel Johnson was no one in particular, an everyman who died penniless.