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Life Under a Leaky Roof

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A wonderful collection of critically acclaimed sketches on owning, renovating, and maintaining a rambling 200-year-old house, Owen's account of life in the country is complete with run-down refrigerators, leaky faucets, and high-powered chain saws.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 22nd 1999 by Lebhar-Friedman (first published August 11th 1998)
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Lobstergirl
Not worth reading - there's not enough information in here about actual home repair or renovation to be useful. It's just a bunch of brief musings, reprints of previously published magazine pieces, randomly categorized under the headings Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. Most of the anecdotes will be familiar to readers of Sheetrock & Shellac: A Thinking Person's Guide to the Art and Science of Home Improvement and The Walls Around Us: The Thinking Person's Guide to How a House Works.
Manintheboat
It's the same book as Sheetrock and Shellac, but not as good. It has very few different passages.
Jen
Cute. Quick read.
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