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Compass American Guides: Vermont, 1st Edition By Don Mitchell

Compass American Guides: Vermont, 1st Edition

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Offers a resident's view of Vermont's history and culture while describing the sights and attractions and providing travel information.

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Compass American Guides: Vermont, 1st Edition by Don Mitchell

Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting.Written and photographed by Vermont residentsThe best mountain and ski resorts, charming rural inns, and small-town bed-and-breakfastsHistorical background and literary excerptsBeautifully illustrated with spectacular photography, archival images, and historic paintingsDetailed color mapsBicycle tours, maple sugaring, summer festivals, and country fairsEssays on dairy farming, ghost spas, and the New England Culinary Institute

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About Don Mitchell


Don Mitchell was born in the Midwest and educated in southeastern Pennsylvania. After college he spent time in San Francisco (as a hippie), in Los Angeles (as a Screenwriter) and in Greece (as a hermit) before moving to Vermont in 1973. An obsessive carpenter, he has designed and built half a dozen buildings on his 150-acre farm, including the passive solar house where he lives with his wife and children. A sheperd for over two decades, he has produced several thousand lambs and many tons of wool. A member of the faculty of Middlebury College, he has taught literature and various creative writing courses, including workshops on screenwriting. Mitchell is the author fo six other books including the novel Thumb Tripping, three "Upcountry" essay collections about life in Vermont, and a philosophic fable, The Souls of Lambs.

Luke Powell, a resident of Middlebury, is best known for his landscape photography, especially for his dye-transfer process prints of people and places around the world. His images have been exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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Compass American Guides: Vermont, 1st Edition by Don Mitchell
Don Mitchell
Full-color Travel Guide
Used - Very Good
Random House USA Inc
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