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Home in the Woods Pioneer Life in Indiana

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ISBN-10: 0253206162

ISBN-13: 9780253206169

Edition: 1991 (Reprint)

Authors: Oliver A. Johnson, Howard Johnson, Carolyn Hickman, Martin Ridge, Willard B. Moore

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"It's hard to picture this part of the country as I first remember it. Here and there was a cabin home with a little spot of clearin close by. The rest of the country was jist one great big woods and miles and miles in most every direction. From your cabin you could see no farther than the wall of trees surrounding the clearin; not another cabin in sight."Thus begins Oliver Johnson's account of pioneer life in the Indianapolis area in the 1820s and 1830s. Elsewhere, he says, "We lived mighty happy and contented in the early days. With a good snug cabin, a big fireplace, and a supply of corn meal on hand, there wasn't much to worry about. Our big family spent many a pleasant winter evenin…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 8/22/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.022
Language: English

HOWARD JOHNSON, a Chemical Engineering graduate of Purdue University, spent a varied engineering career in research, production, and consulting before joining his father in the dental supply business. He then moved into the design of prestige dental offices around the country. He spent a year in the Philippines and several months in Hawaii doing engineering consulting work for NASA, the US Navy, and the US Air Force. After retiring from engineering work, he started a PC business in the small town of North Webster Indiana near his home. In 1999 he started writing and soon sold his PC business to pursue writing full-time. In 2009 his non fiction book about the future of energy, "Energy,…