Barbara Delaney's newest tale. On an August day in 1858, Myrna Duffney, hunting guide and schoolmarm, leads an expedition of famous Boston intellectuals to an encampment on Follansbee Pond in the Adirondacks, later dubbed the 'Philosophers Camp.' The story follows Myrna's exploits and adventures from North Elba to Boston.
Along the way, she crosses paths with abolitionists, suffragists and a motley assortment of other characters. There is an explosion of deep discovery, wild intrigue and passionate love relationships in the air, with Myrna in the thick of it.