Anna Hubbard: Out of the Shadows by Mia Cunningham

By Mia Cunningham

Anna Eikenhout (1902-1986) used to be an honors graduate of Ohio country college, a fine-arts librarian, a talented pianist, and an avid reader in 3 languages. Harlan Hubbard (1900-1988), a little-known painter and would-be shantyboater, appeared an not likely husband, yet jointly they lived a lifestyles out of the pages of Thoreau's Walden. a lot of what's recognized in regards to the Hubbards comes from Harlan's books and journals. in regards to the seasons and the panorama, his writing used to be rapturous, but he was once emotionally reticent whilst discussing human affairs in most cases or Anna specifically. but it used to be via her efforts that their existence at the river used to be actually civilized. viewers to Payne hole remember Anna as a beneficiant, gracious hostess, whose intelligence and artistry made the small condo appear grander than a mansion.

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