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Deep River: A Memoir of a Missouri Farm

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Deep River uncovers the layers of history—both personal and regional—that have accumulated on a river-bottom farm in west-central Missouri. This land was part of a late frontier, passed over, then developed through the middle of the last century as the author's father and uncle cleared a portion of it and established their farm.

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Hardcover, 184 pages
Published October 17th 2001 by University of Missouri (first published September 2001)
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Jul 29, 2011 rated it did not like it
This book is really annoying. He starts off talking about his father and uncle, plus some take of grandparents, and goes back and forth in his story. Sometimes I had no idea if he was talking about the present or past. Then, the middle of the book is just some random short stories that happen in the past and they also appear out of chronological order....Ah! This author is like that a friend that just can't tell stories, but he wrote the book that way!
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David has a first class honors degree in chemistry, specializing in biological and medicinal chemistry. He has the slightly geeky honour of having achieved 100% in his 3rd year university degree exam in ‘Statistical Mechanics’, which is a branch of quantum physics applied to chemistry.

After completing his PhD, he worked for 4 years in the pharmaceutical industry, first developing drugs for cardiov
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