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A Year in the Maine Woods Characters & Character Analysis

Bernd Heinrich
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The Author

The author of A Year in the Maine Woods is Bernd Heinrich and he is the principal character. Heinrich is a Professor of Zoology at the University of Vermont. He grew up all over the world and developed a love of the natural world at an early age. He was taught to love the outdoors by his father, who collected beetles and spent a lot of time in nature.

Heinrich decides to spend one year at his cabin in the Maine woods in order to study ravens, beetles, the trees, and the plants that are all native to that region. When he first comes up to the cabin in the summer, he brings a pet raven with him, named Jack. Heinrich has a passion for the ravens and enjoys watching them and hunting down road kill and dead farm animals to feed to them.

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