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The Practice of Home: Biography of a House

4.15  ·  Rating Details  ·  13 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A refreshing look at parenting, love, and building one's own house.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Lyons Press (first published 2004)
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Elizabeth
Apr 09, 2012 Elizabeth rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, memoir, oregon
My father-in-law bought this book for my husband ten years ago, when we purchased our first home. My husband never showed any interest in the book and neither did I, so I threw it in a bag of books to sell at Powell's, the colossal independent bookstore here in Portland. For whatever reason, Powell's was never interested, no matter how many times I tried to sell/trade it. So, my grocery bag of cast-off books sat in the back of our vehicle and fell over once or twice, knocking this book under a s ...more
Sally
May 02, 2016 Sally rated it really liked it
Beautifully written, honest, unpretentious essays exploring a living, evolving sense of home, fatherhood, community and oneself as the author tells about building his house and family and coming to terms with who he is.
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Apr 19, 2013 Judy rated it liked it
This is a pleasant read about building a house, a life and a family. Refreshing.
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