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  • CALLED AWAY. by Buchan, Perdita.
    Buchan, Perdita.
    CALLED AWAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (she is the granddaughter of novelist John Buchan), a fable set in rural Vermont. The story contrasts the 20th century Vermonters, including city slickers, idealistic back-to-the-land young people and Jesus freaks, with their early 19th century counterparts in one of the most difficult years in rural Vermont - 1816 - the year without a summer. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-316114073.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some sunning to the spine of the dj).

    Book ID: 69140
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  • BURNT TOAST. by Gould, Peter.
    Gould, Peter.
    BURNT TOAST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, published when he was just 25, based on his life on a 1970s commune in southern Vermont - considered the first fictional look at this back-to-the land movement, and still one of the best. Gould received the 2016 Arts Education Award from the Vermont Arts Council for his work as a writer, teacher, gardener and political activist. Illustrated with line drawings by the author. Back cover photograph of Gould and his dog, Old Pal, by Peter Simon. 176 pp. ISBN: 0-394469488.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued (slight spine slant)

    Book ID: 80415
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