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Book of Plough: Essays on the Virtue of Farm, Family & the Rural Life

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A farmer with an extraordinary gift for language and a writer with the field still fresh on his boots, Justin Isherwood is irresistibly compelling. His writing is possessed by a poetry. As he moves effortlessly from the profound to the practical, he turns the ordinary experiences of farm life into a feast for your senses.

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Hardcover, 222 pages
Published January 5th 2005 by University of Wisconsin Press
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This book was a real surprise for me. I'm not sure what made me pick it up, but I found myself enthralled with the writing. The author is a farmer who has taken his experiences and with humor and practicality, written a book that honors the land and those who work it. Definately worth reading if you have any interest in farming, small town life or just superb writing.
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Author, speaker, teacher, marketing consultant. Mary writes and speaks on subjects ranging from marketing, writing and publishing to history, weather and pets. She lives and works in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Her works include "Wisconsin: The Way We Were" (1993); "Rural America: A Pictorial Folk Memory" (1995); "Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955" (2005);...more
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