Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm

Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm

by Sarah Menkedick


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ISBN-13: 9781101871416
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/02/2017
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

SARAH MENKEDICK's work has been featured in Harper's, Pacific Standard, Oxford American, Aeon, Guernica, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Pittsburgh, and she was a 2015-2016 Fulbright fellow in Mexico. Sarah is the founder of Vela, an online magazine of nonfiction writing by women.  

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Table of Contents

Homing Instincts 3
Journey into the Ordinary 39
Motherland 67
A Wilderness of Waiting 103
Mildred, Millie, Grandma Menkedick 129
Open 156
The Milk Cave 191
The Lake 219
Acknowledgments 253

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