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We Didn't Have Much, But We Sure Had Plenty

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Paperback, 174 pages
Published January 13th 1981 by Anchor (first published January 1st 1981)
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Lola
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was ok
The author travelled 17,000 miles across the country to do interviews
with women. This book has the stories of thirteen of those women
who lived in rural areas who farmed and lived lives of hardship with
no easy way of doing things--a hard way of life no longer lived in our
country.
Julie Barrett
Mar 15, 2016 rated it liked it
We didn't have much but we had plenty, stories of rural women by Sherry Thomas
Various stories of how some women survived in rural times for would be farmers.
How one woman placed an ad and set out to hear their stories. During the depression many saw themselves as doers, not talkers.
Many thought they should've been born a man-to help with the chores. Many stated they helped on the farm but they were the ones actually doing the work.
Topics on marriage, birthing, tending to sick animals, sheep herd
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