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Circling Back Home: A Plainswoman's Journey

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Circling Back Home is the story of one woman, at a time when values of home, family, and care of the land seem increasingly absent, looking to her past to create a life of significance for her family. Her search takes her back to the prairie of her grandmothers, who survived personal hardships and lived off what the land provided. Lipp-Acord mourns the loss of one child ...more
Paperback, 117 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by South Dakota State Historical Society
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In her new memoir, Darcy Lipp-Acord writes about how she learned to embrace the agricultural lifestyle to which she was born. She also affirms her voice as a writer. She explores her faith and motherhood, and the choices they demand, and brings alive the push and pull of compromise that makes an enduring marriage. She thinks about community. But most importantly, she writes that precious and still rare thing: the truth of a woman's life. Written over the course of a decade, the essays combined ...more
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Title: Circling Back Home: A Plainswoman’s Journey

Author: Darcy Lipp-Acord

Publishing House/Publication Date: South Dakota State Historical Society Press/2013

Genres: Biographical; Essays; Memoir; Inspirational Non-Fiction

Number of Pages: 120

You should read this book if… You enjoy reading essays, and feel a special empathy for the lifestyle of farmers and ranchers – in particular the wives who support them.

Theme and Message: The themes of this unique book vary from chapter to chapter, as each is a
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