"...the author brings to life the pleasures and trials of long-ago life in a small rural mountain town..." -- Mae Rozell, former Town of Thurman Historian
"The characters are well developed and the descriptions are super....I think it is a 'must' for all our libraries." -- Elaine Cowin, Librarian, Warrensburg Central School
essence of Adirondack places
.highly recommended for readers of any age interested in the Adirondacks, 19th century NY
." -- John Rowan, Schenectady Sunday Gazette, March 2004
About the Author
Persis Granger has lived in the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York for over 30 years and now divides her time between Thurman, New York and Trenton, Florida. She draws on her experience in subsistence farming for this book. Her log cabin home, built from scratch by Granger and her husband, Richard, stands at the base of Crane Mountain, where this tale is set. Both Richard and daughter Laurel contributed artwook to the book.
Persis Granger holds a master of science in teaching degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Although "Adirondack Gold" is her first work of fiction, Granger edited and coauthored "Shared Stories from Daughters of Alzheimers: Writing a Path to Peace" (iUniverse, March 2003).