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Yankee Lit.

Cover: Ahearn bookA Guide to the Landscape Architecture of Boston, JACK AHEARN '74; Hubbard Educational Trust. Beautifully designed for use on the ground in Beantown and environs, this handbook by an alumnus-faculty member is also richly informative. Sections on downtown, Cambridge and Brookline, metro Boston and the North Shore provide maps, photographs, and interpretation of 193 built-landscape sites among the "unprecedented multiplicity" that distinguish our regional metropolis.

The Connecticut by Walter Hard, Series Editor THOMAS CONUEL '69, Massachusetts Audubon Society. First published in 1947, this classic volume is elegantly restored to print in Mass Audubon's first contribution to a proposed restoration of the sixty-five-volume Rivers of America series. Editor Conuel, a natural history writer, currently teaches at BU.

More Strange Tales From Old Quabbin by J.R. GREENE '77, Highland Press. A prolific local historian, alumnus-antiques-dealer Greene acccounts this his twelfth book on the Quabbin region. A snowed-in town meeting in Pelham in 1888 is among its homely anecdotes.

 
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