Hope Farm Press May/June 2012 NY Books Newsletter

2012 June Vol XIV Issue VI

New York State Books Newsletter

from Richard Frisbie of Hope Farm Press

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    FROM THE EDITOR

Since becoming the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountain guide for examiner.com, I’ve written 47 articles on the region and the events that take place here. From genealogy to history, bicentennials to scenic by-ways, all aspects of the region eventually make the list. If you haven’t checked it out yet – please do. My income is determined by the number of visitors to the site and how many subscribe. The page is all about a region you’re most likely interested in, so please click below and subscribe to my articles. http://www.examiner.com/hudson-valleycatskills-in-new-york/richard-frisbie

 

Spring chores, getting the garden in, next year’s firewood, etc – I’m still doing everything else, but manage to be in the shop most afternoons from 3 to 5 to answer mail and fill orders. Books come in that I am slowly (very slowly) adding to my database. If you can’t find it online – don’t worry – I probably have it in stock or on order. Just shoot me an email and I’ll let you know. My website, http://www.hopefarmbooks.com, is open 24/7. I still have a difficult schedule, especially with my bakery & examiner hours. The books are still here (or on order) but I’m not. Please make the digital, virtual shop work as much as possible. Your patience with me is appreciated. Thank you!

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NEW BOOKS

A Kayaker’s Guide to Lake George, the Saratoga Region & Great Sacandaga Lake

58 Paddling Adventures in the Lake George/Saratoga Region

Albany author Russell Dunn, a NYS-licensed guide and author of 10 books on the great outdoors of eastern New York and western New England, leads the way on nearly 60 paddling adventures along the beautiful waters of the region’s history-rich lakes and streams. He explores: Lake George, the upper Hudson River, Great Sacandaga Lake, Kayaderosseras Creek, Champlain Canal, Lake Luzerne, Sacandaga River, Round Lake, Saratoga Lake, Ballston Lake, Glens Falls Feeder Canal, Lake Desolation and much more! With detailed directions, maps, GPS coordinates, photographs, historical & geological information, and directories of paddling outfitters, organizations and clubs. 6 x 9, 352 pages trade paper $19.95

 

The Early History of Kingston & Ulster County, N.Y.

By Marc B. Fried. More than 35 years after publication, this remains the definitive work of scholarship on early Kingston. Used as a reference by historians, archivists and contact-period archaeologists, it explores in detail Ulster County’s beginnings, from Hudson’s exploration through the period of earliest settlement under the Dutch, the Indian wars, stockade expansion and transition to English colonial rule. 230 pages Softcover $14.95.

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BOOK NEWS

Michael Frazier’s upcoming book “Rhinebeck” from Arcadia Publishing, will go on sale Monday, June 25. I’ll have copies in stock shortly after that.

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Richard

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Richard Frisbie

dba Hope Farm Press & Bookshop

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I'm a professional baker, reader, bookseller, publisher, columnist, photographer, cook, hiker, kayaker, freelance writer, and workaholic who likes to garden
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