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A sneak peek at The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables

by Timber Press on February 27, 2018

in Natural History

Discover how L.M. Montgomery’s deep connection to the landscape inspired her to write Anne of Green Gables.

From the Lake of Shining Waters and the Haunted Wood to Lover’s Lane, you will be immersed in the real places immortalized in L.M. Mongomery’s Anne of Green Gables. Using Montgomery’s journals, archives, and scrapbooks, Catherine Reid explores the many similarities between Montgomery and her unforgettable heroine, Anne Shirley including their shared love for the natural wonders of Prince Edward Island.



Catherine Reid has taught at a number of different schools, most recently at Warren Wilson College, in Asheville, North Carolina, where she served as director of the creative writing program and specialized in creative nonfiction and environmental writing. She has been a creative writing fellow at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and has received fellowships in creative nonfiction from the North Carolina Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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