An Unforgiving Land: Hardscrabble Life in the Trapps, a Vanished Shawangunk Mountain Hamlet




The story of a few hardy families who scratched out a living atop the Shawangunk Mountains, defying an unforgiving and isolated terrain. For generations they lived off the land, working subsistence farm and harvesting raw materials from the forest and earth. By Robi Josephson and Bob Larsen, 303 pages, illustrated, indexed.