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How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Sweet Times, Sweet Places
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The modern generation could hardly believe there was quality life without the social and technological innovations of the new millennium. But my generation(1930s-1950s)made out quite nicely, thank you, without these innovations. Come let me tell you through the childhood adventures of a southern country bumpkin about a more laid back, less complicated, and some would say, less contaminated era.
Sweet Land of Mine
Series: Sweet, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ruth's story from "Sweet Farm of Mine" continues. As her father Arlan's distraction with the lively widow and neighbor Gretta continues, Ruth finds plenty of challenge in managing their farm on her own and teaching. But Gretta is like a breath of fresh air, making Ruth aware of changes she needs to make. Moua and Sting, Hmong wanting to become farmers, become a big help to Ruth and Arlan.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
A Farmer's Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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After a half century of farming, an old man takes one last walk across his land.
Cases With a Consicience: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Global Challenges
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Written by students, for students of the global economy, Cases with a Conscience highlights innovative ventures that combine a passion for change with new products, technologies, and business models. As a classroom supplement or casual read, Cases with a Conscience inspires new thinking on the role of entrepreneurship in sustainable development.
On Sarpy Creek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"On Sarpy Creek" is a deeply moving family saga about a small Montana farming community in the decade after World War I. The simple, unadorned style and strong story make "On Sarpy Creek" a true page-turner about life and love.
ZippityZern's Uncommon Nonsense - A Farmer's Almanac
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
There are personal essays. There are creative non-fiction essays which are essays dressed up to go to a party, and then there are ZippityZern's essays, and that's a whole other kind of not-faux story dressed up to go to a party. Subjects covered in the Almanac include: gelding sheath cleaning and feral chicken trouble.
The Future Seed
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. John and Margaret Posvar, American Midwest farmers, keep alive the values sent down by their ancestors from the Old World. Their neighbors become hostile when they befriend new, foreign neighbors, then send a portion of their harvest to overseas relief. The Posvars' charity enriches their family's world view, but the local backlash threatens to bankrupt and disinherit them.
When the Meadowlark Sings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Born in 1918 in Fort Benton, Montana, Nedra Sterry has crafted a powerful memoir of life on the Montana prairies and a childhood defined in equal measure by poverty and grace, hard work and family ties. The daughter of hailed-out homesteaders, Sterry grew up in a succession of very remote one-room schoolhouses in northern and central Montana, where her mother, a teacher, eked out a living.