Up on a Hill and Thereabouts: An Adirondack Childhood
Up on a Hill and Thereabouts: An Adirondack Childhood by Gloria Stubing Rist
Childhood recollections of life in the Adirondack Mountains during the Great Depression.
In the 1930s, life for kids tucked away in the quiet woodlands of the Adirondack Mountains was rich with nature and filled with human characters. This captivating memoir contains the recollections of one woman who spent her childhood on the hillsides and in the woods near Ticonderoga. A child’s-eye view of days long gone, the book describes a time and place of poverty and hardship tempered by compassion, hope, and humor.