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The author offers his trenchant observations on the inhabitants of his Maine seacoast village in essays built around such questions as why a town of eight hundred inhabitants should have two churches and the advantages of giving a child a calf to raise.
Hardcover, 153 pages
Published April 1st 1985 by W. W. Norton & Company
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Dec 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Looking forwarding to the reread.

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38..Bill Nye..History of the United States..cartoons Opper
87..don't get into any trouble you can't get out of by yourself.
89..liberating the downtrodden female
If lovely woman stoops to the folly of equalizing herself with man, God's great mistake, she deserves what she gets.
102..the Meddle Dept of the US govt
Anne
Apr 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
short pieces about rural Maine life with a moderate curmudgeon viewpoint. one of my Dad's favorite authors and a volume I retrieved from his house.
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John Thomas Gould was an American humorist, essayist, and columnist who wrote a column for the Christian Science Monitor for over sixty years from a farm in Lisbon Falls, Maine. He was published in most major American newspapers and magazines and wrote thirty books. [wikipedia]
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