Making Hay

Making Hay

by Verlyn Klinkenborg
     
 

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Making Hay portrays life on family farms in northwestern Iowa, southwestern Minnesota, and the Big Hole valley of Montana - depicting the feel of work and the feel of the land when the hay is ripe for gathering. With affection and humor, Klinkenborg evokes a way of life at risk, and weaves an unforgettable story of the richness of rural life in America. (51/2 X 81/4,…  See more details below

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Making Hay portrays life on family farms in northwestern Iowa, southwestern Minnesota, and the Big Hole valley of Montana - depicting the feel of work and the feel of the land when the hay is ripe for gathering. With affection and humor, Klinkenborg evokes a way of life at risk, and weaves an unforgettable story of the richness of rural life in America. (51/2 X 81/4, 176 pages, illustrations)

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From the Publisher
"A marvelous picture of rural life and of families at work. This is a fascinating excursion into American farmland."
Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394755991
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/12/1987
Series:
Vintage Departures Ser.
Edition description:
1st Vintage departures ed
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

VERLYN KLINKENBORG is the author of The Last Fine Time, The Rural Life, The Drake Manuscript, and British Literary Manuscripts Series I and II. He has taught at both Bennington College and Harvard University, and has written extensively for The New York Times, Smithsonian, Mother Jones, and numerous other publications. He lives in New York.

GORDON ALLEN has illustrated numerous books, including Vermont River (page 163), Steelhead Country (page 161), and The Field & Stream Treasury of Trout Fishing (page 152).

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