THE BERKSHIRES: The Purple Hills by Roderick- Ed. Peattie

THE BERKSHIRES: The Purple Hills

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An addition to the excellent American Mountain Series, these essays are concerned with this section of New England and combine to convey the character of the country,- hills and valleys, towns and villages, flora, birds and bird life, country roads, streams and fishing, gardening. Other contributors describe the Indian legends, the history -- in brief review- the society, the folk and folkways, arts and literature, summer theatre, winter sports, and the famous musical festival at Tanglewood...An appreciative, leisurely to lyrical portrait of a picturesque- if not dramatic-region.

Pub Date: May 10th, 1948
Publisher: Vanguard