You will come away from reading this book with a hunger for more information.
I like the way Woodward draws you into the history of Maine through his own life experiences and his unique knowlege and personal research.
Monhegan is not only a model of conservation; for Woodard, it is also a symbol of Maine and lobstering culture at its very best.
I bought this for my wife, and rarely has a book captivated her interest as this one!
We've since bought it for relatives interested in either US history or Maine or... Read more
I have not enjoyed a history book so much in a very long time. I have been doing my family geneology for some time now and much of it is a depicted in this book which brings even... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Neetie
Read this book before I went to Maine on vacation. It gave me a really strong understanding of the background of the state and the influences that shaped it into today's... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kristine K. Stevens
I decided it was time to educate myself on the subject of Maine history in preparation for my 20 th summer vacation on the Maine coast. This book was appropriate for the task. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grushinka
I loved all the history of how Maine developed, and I loved all the information about the evolution of fisheries in Maine.... Read morePublished 3 months ago by B. Rogers
Terrific overview of Maine's cultural, sociological, and economic history, development, and current situation. Read morePublished 4 months ago by GeorgeRoss
This was a book for my Book Club. We have not yet met to discuss it, but I liked it enough that my husband is now half-way through. Read morePublished 4 months ago by B. White