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The Fat of the Land: The Story of an American Farm
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, Large Print, 306 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioBazaar
(first published August 15th 2005)
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I found this book while killing some time in a tiny bookshop in Orwell. Its the kind of shop you could spend days in despite its size. I found many viable candidates to be my next read but I couldn't pass up on The Fat of the Land. Its the story of an urban dweller who decides to leave his professional life behind to start farming in rural New Hampshire (I think). Sounds like any one of dozens of contemporary memoirs, but this one was written in 1903. What I found most compelling was how he view ...more