Bean, Leon (1872 - 1966)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Leon Leonwood Bean, best known as the retailer and entrepreneur L. L. Bean, was also an author. Born in Greenwood, ME., he grew up in South Paris and had very little formal education.


  • Hunting, Fishing and Camping (1942)
  • My Story: the Autobiography of a Down-East Merchant (1960)

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