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From My Experience: The Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm

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Reprint of the 1955 (Harper Bros.) edition with a new introduction by Janet Flanner. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781888683554
  • Publisher: Wooster Book Company, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 1,256,015
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

A Fine Verbal Climate by Janet Flanner (Genet) iii
Apologia 1
I. Fifteen Years After (By Way of Introduction) 3
II. A Hymn to Hawgs 15
III. It Can't Be Done 33
IV. Gardens and Landscapes 72
V. Malabar-do-Brasil 87
VI. A Brazilian Farm Program 111
VII. La Chasse aux Morilles 134
VIII. A Somewhat Technical Chapter for All Who Love and Understand the Soil 146
IX. More of the Same 166
X. The Hard-Working Spring and the House Nobody Loved 199
XI. How to Make a Paradise 220
XII. Our Agricultural Economic Dilemma 235
XIII. On Building Topsoils Ten Thousand Times Faster than Nature 250
XIV. The Roadside Market to End All Roadside Markets 271
XV. How to Live with Weather 283
XVI. The White Room 294
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