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Chronicles of a Norfolk Farmer: Contributions to the Daily Express, 1937-1939
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 2. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Covering Williamson's last months at Shallowford in Devon, the family's move to a derelict farm in North Norfolk in 1937, the difficulties encountered by a total beginner to farming – including the disastrous crash in the price of barley in 1938 – and the opening months of the Second World War, these 45 articles form a fascinating contemporary record of those times.
Brooke and the Magic Spectacles (Magical Murphy Farm Series 1)
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Series: The Magical Murphy Farm, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 and represented by Wize Willow. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This story is the first in the Magical Murphy Farm series. The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland.
Heart of England: Contributions to the Evening Standard, 1939-1941
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Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 4. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 33,480. Language: British English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written originally as a way of paying off unexpectedly high bills during his early years of farming in Norfolk, these beautifully written articles by Henry Williamson, set in both Norfolk and Devon, are counterpointed and given immediacy by the inclusion of the evening’s headlines after each article, depicting the deteriorating international situation as the Second World War begins.
Ed Holley Major League Pitcher From Kentucky
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics
Ed Holley is a little known major league baseball player, who pitched from 1928-1934 with the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. His best years, 1932-1933 were with the Phillies. In 2 seasons he won 11 and 13 games. My EBook covers Ed's major league and minor league seasons. It also discusses his ancestry, family, and marriage. I have used genealogy and newspaper records.
The Best in Show Beast of the Brewster County 4-H Fair
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Tired of being upstaged by her brother and sister each year in the local 4-H livestock show competition, twelve year old Emily enters a very unique critter she stumbles upon accidentally in the Texas desert into the contest, and it kills the rest of the competition. Literally.
Perma Art - Permaculture and Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Art can be used to enhance permaculture, by reconsidering art supplies and designing new tools of expression.
Brooke and the Fairy Happy Birthday (The Magical Murphy Farm Series)
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Series: The Magical Murphy Farm, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by Wize Willow. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Includes a map of the Murphy Farm and illustrations! The Murphy Family Farm is an enchanted farm that owes much of its success to an agreement made between the Murphys and the Fairy Folk over a century ago in Ireland. With over a 100 acres of farm land, the fairies and enchanted creatures work together to help the Murphy Family keep the farm prosperous enough to be generous to the community.
Deny Me Not
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,500. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Born in a 1960s mother and baby home Hannah Casey has never known her father but when her mother finally discloses his name she is determined to confront him. Set in 2004 DENY ME NOT is a story about chickens coming home to roost, the nature of love and greed and of how secrets revealed have the power to knock a world sideways.
John Wayne (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 1)
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Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The first in a series of nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. The beginning story is a remembered tale about a mad cow who once ran free on the highway near Mr. Farmer's home and land. Mr. Farmer tells this story and will tell others that have happened during his many years of farming in this series dedicated to his tales.
Spuds, Taters and the French Fry Kids
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Series: From the farm to the table, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Flowers & Plants
Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown.