Books tagged: farming

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Daisy's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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In 1914, Daisy lives in the quiet New Zealand valley where her family has farmed for generations. Her world seems a warm and safe one. But the Great War is casting its long shadow over New Zealand. Daisy watches in growing fear as more and more of the men leave to fight in Europe, and the War strikes ever closer to the heart of her family.
The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
This is a story of life in rural Eastern Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s and ‘30s when wages were fifty cents a day plus room and board, cars were rare, homes were without hydro, and neighbors helped neighbors. Alan and Betty met in 1934, fell in love, and raised a family of eleven children, some of whom have contributed memories of their parents, and life in a big family.
Father
You set the price! Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the moment Cole Montgomery stepped foot on the Hoffmans’ farm, he felt his energy soar. But when he shook his future father-in-law’s hand, Jack Hoffman’s life penetrated Cole’s consciousness with a series of images and intense feelings. As Jack becomes ill with cancer, Cole leaves his family law firm and moves to his in-laws farm where he seeks to find an alternative cure.
What the Easter Bunny, Santa, and Farmers Share
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Santa Claus, The Easter Rabbit, and farmers all share a secret. The secret shared by them is perhaps the greatest bit of knowledge in the known world, not realized by many, but learned quickly by almost everyone who grows crops and livestock to feed the world
10 Must Have Tools for A Farm shop
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology
Because there are so many things every farmer needs as basic tools for elementary repairs it is difficult to list all of them
Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / commodities, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness
An immensely readable 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, Mastering the Grain Markets is a book that belongs in the hands of every investor, grain trader, farmer, merchant, and consumer who is interested in how commodity profits are really made.
The Uncommon Herd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Scabbard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An old sword shows up at an antique fair in provincial New Zealand. What tragedy does it conceal and how does this mysterious object connect with Christian Larson, a Scandinavian boy shipwrecked in the year of the Titanic? a Viking past forms part of a quest for identity, set in a small New Zealand town in the early years of the twentieth century.
In A Pickle
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
Annie Pickels, a 65 year old widowed pickle entrepreneur is in real trouble. One of her city farmers is growing marijuana on his rented plot of land. Annie, thinking it is marjoram, uses it as a secret ingredient in her pickles. Annie discovers his beloved Mary Jane is not the name of his girlfriend after Annie is arrested for cultivation and sale of marijuana.
Buying the Farm
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Buying the Farm captures a newsworthy topic of the day: the fight for survival by America’s family farmers against the power and influence of corporate farming. While written as a novel, it is rooted in the truth of an actual lawsuit.