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A Year in the Maine Woods - Summer, A Traveling Companion, Adams Hill, Beginnings, Scrap Lumber, The Time of Bird Song Summary & Analysis

Bernd Heinrich
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"The Traveling Companion" begins with the author's description of his journey to his cabin deep in the woods of Maine. His traveling companion is a raven that he took out of the nest when it was still a baby. The author describes capturing Jack, the raven, and the adjustments that both the author and the raven had to make to live together. During the drive to the cabin, Jack keeps the author entertained with his bird noises and rapid digestion.

"Adams Hill" is a description of the land around the cabin and the family who first settled in the area. The cabin sits up on a high hill, accessible only by a four-wheel drive road. On his first morning...

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