Why Biography?

How did women, with multiple daily obligations to family, reconcile a seemingly contradictory Transcendentalist imperative to cultivate “self-reliance”?

Unruly Origins

I treasure many of the conversations I had with my fellow citizens at their doorsteps, and I think if I had been blessed with musical talent, I could have waxed as lyrical about suburbanites as another Woody did about hoboes and Okies.

History in the Workshop

Contending with the physical characteristics of various woods and the way they respond to machines and the hand has . . . helped clarify how I think about history.

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