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A Maine Hamlet (Paperback)

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Description


Lura Beam pays homage to the smaller wonders of village life, from the rhythms of work dictated by weather, to education in a one-room schoolhouse, parties and celebrations, and the customs that created a community in Washington County, Maine, a century ago.



About the Author


Lura Beam, who was born in 1887, lived in Marshfield for twelve years with her grandparents, spent summers there another five, and visited off and on thereafter. A sociologist by training, Lura Beam pays homage to the smaller wonders of village life, from the rhythms of work dictated by weather, to education in a one-room schoolhouse, parties and celebrations, and the customs that created a community.

Praise For…


A stunning literary masterpiece.
— Sanford Phippen

The very best book about old-time Maine.
— John Cole


Product Details
ISBN: 9780884482215
ISBN-10: 0884482219
Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers
Publication Date: March 1st, 2000
Pages: 256
Language: English