A Family Place: A Hudson Valley Farm, Three Centuries, Five Wars, One Family

A Family Place: A Hudson Valley Farm, Three Centuries, Five Wars, One Family

by Leila Philip

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438427607
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 04/10/2009
Series: Excelsior Editions
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Leila Philip is the author of The Road through Miyama, a memoir of her apprenticeship to a master potter in Japan, for which she won the 1990 PEN/Martha Albrand Special Citation for Nonfiction. She teaches English at the College of the Holy Cross and lives in Connecticut with her husband, her son, one dog, two cats, two lizards, and a large, unruly garden.

Table of Contents

Introduction: In the Beginning

1. One

2. The Count

3. Claverack, 1732

4. After

5. Yesterday’s Harvest

6. Talavera, 1969

7. Wild Bees

8. In the Hollow of His Hand

9. Writing to the Wind

10. Talavera, 1866

11. Household Accounts

12. Hardly a Hasty Word

13. Talavera, 1913

14. The Lives of Aunts

15. Anna

16. Another War

17. In the Orchard

Epilogue
Family Tree
Sources
Acknowledgments

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