Books tagged: farming

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The Future Seed
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: 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.
Triumph over Truancy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
A short story about being sentenced to a reform school for 6 months at age 15, penned at age 81 in 2010. The school no longer exists, with very little history until now. My book is now archived in the Chelmsford, MA library. The story covers how and why I was sentenced and my experiences while in there, how it profoundly affected my life, which just may affect yours. The year was 1944. Enjoy...
House of Goats
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Wyrd Goat Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Five acres, a couple of goats grazing in the pasture, with chickens pecking around a bountiful garden .... It sounded like heaven to city girl Tammy Owen. What she found instead of heaven was life.
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,280. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Last Will and Testament of Lemuel Higgins is the story of two men, each of whom stands at the edge of the abyss. They are drawn together to find resolution or perish in the attempt. One seeks forgiveness before his time runs out; the other seeks deliverance from the inexorable tide of change. What they achieve together is greater than either could have imagined.
Casa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Moorna Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Ted Markham finds himself in serious trouble after an accident in the top paddock of Weirakee Station near Bendigo, Victoria, little does he know that his saviour, a stray kelpie, would totally change his whole life. Ted and his wife Dianne are elated at the chance given to them by the little kelpie, Casa, to make their lives, and the lives of others a lot happier.
Picking Our Future : Essays on Food, Change, and Farming
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Agricultural sustainability is a daunting challenge. Only visible in hindsight, sustainability continually presents new challenges to our systems of food and farming. It is a process, not a result. The trick to sustainability isn’t knowing exactly what to do; mankind has never known that. The trick is asking the right questions in the face of change and looking for leadership in the right places.
Maggie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: Australian English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
'A symbol of love and compassion,’ he whispered, pressing the cool stone into her hot hand—a hand wet with tears brushed from her face. She blinked and stared through the watery haze across her eyes at the dark object resting in her palm. It was a garnet, her garnet, Mal's parting gift. The gift she’d lost, but which had somehow found its way back to her, the way Mal never had...
A Matter of Survival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,770. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four rambunctious brothers, William, Richard, Chris, and Carl grew up in the hand-me-down farmlands of Iowa. They worked hard, they played hard, and did their best to make things work. They held on to dreams that gave them a reason to keep trying to make life work, until they could try no more. Their paths would split; each would take a different route to survival.
The Dogcatcher's Kid
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What happens when a boy is raised like a dog…and then thrust into the modern world? The Dogcatcher's Kid tells the story of Peter, a stoic dogcatcher who adopts the discarded dogs he should be euthanizing. When he takes possession of an abandoned baby, Peter is forced to confront the society he abandoned long ago.