LIVING HIGH by June Burn
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A story of purposeful vagabondage, as two people, whom conservatives would define as rolling stones, meet life head on, and make a go of it. When June became June Burn, her young husband abandoned the Navy for civilian life, and they started west, heading for a homesteading project in Puget Sound, in spite of discouragement from headquarters. They got what they wanted -- but shortly had a change of heart, and went of Alaska, then -- after a time -- back to Puget Sound where the family added another member (with government instruction and a good neighbor). East-West -- jobs here and there -- another baby -- too much respectability, so they made a trailer of sorts, and set out, singing their way. Finally, they've put down a few roots in or near Bellingham, where the youngsters grew up. And throughout, a swell time was had by all. Told with apt turn of phrase, good pace and humor. Should appeal to those who liked Wilderness Wife.

Pub Date: Aug. 21st, 1941
Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce