A Memory of Vermont: Our Life in the Johnny Appleseed Bookshop

A Memory of Vermont Our Life in the Johnny Appleseed Bookshop None

  • Title: A Memory of Vermont: Our Life in the Johnny Appleseed Bookshop
  • Author: Margaret Hard
  • ISBN: 9781879923102
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This is a difficult book to review. I enjoyed it, though it's not for everyone. It may not hold your interest, if you aren't interested in Manchester, Vermont (one of the more common threads). I liked it for the bookstore and bookselling descriptions, character sketches of various writers and literary figures she knew and her family's life in general as writers and bookshop owners.The main problem is that there isn't enough of any single subject. As it mentions in the introduction, it will not g [...]

    2. A nice little book full of stories about the Johnny Appleseed Bookshop in Manchester, Vermont, started in 1930, and the community of writers and poets who supported it including Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Dorothy Canfield and others. Walter and Margaret Hard and their daughter Ruth ran the store until 1965 when they sold it to the last owner who kept it going until 1994. A look back in time to when reading great literature was a way of life.

    3. Delightful book,America in another time. This book was published a few years after I was born. Easy read and nice for picking up and putting down. Or at bedtime.

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