Toronto: Oxford Univ Press, 1970. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 64. Original little soiled printed wraps. Inscribed by the author: "For Helen | Best wishes | Margaret Atwood | 1972 Washington" Item #59934
Moodie was one of the best known of Canada's early pioneers, and wrote Roughing it in the bush, and Life in the clearings versus the bush. Atwood was fascinated by the thoughts and feelings that Moodie seemed to have left unsaid in her work."Helen" was the wife of poet and editor of "Voyages" William Claire.