Writer and artist, Harlan Hubbard (1900--1988) was heavily influenced in how he lived his live by Henry David Thoreau. His books include, Shantyboat: A River Way of Life, Payne Hollow Journal, and The Woodcuts of Harlan Hubbard.
"There is about Harlan's account of their years in the sleepy bayou country a dreamy, drifting quality, full of sunlight and dark water beneath overhanging trees draped with Spanish moss. But more than this, it is an account of two people living with each other and with nature." -- Louisville Courier-Journal