Melissa Coleman

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Melissa Coleman
Born 1969
Occupation Author, columnist, writer
Nationality American

Melissa Coleman (born 1969)[1] is an American author, columnist, and writer best known as the author of This Life Is in Your Hands, a childhood memoir exploring her iconic family's search for a sustainable lifestyle.

Coleman was born in Brooksville, Maine[1] to parents Sue and Eliot Coleman of the Back-to-the-land movement of the 60s and 70s, and her parents have been referred to as disciples of Scott and Helen Nearing.[2] Coleman is a columnist for Maine and Maine Home and Design magazines, and serves on the board of the Telling Room, a Portland, Maine writing center for kids. Melissa lives in Freeport, Maine, with her husband and twin daughters.

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  1. ^ a b Janet Maslin (April 6, 2011). "Back-to-the-Land Life Recalled in Dark and Light". NYT. 
  2. ^ Maine In Print: Most Recent, May July 2011, Maine State Library

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