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"A story of courage in the face of odds, of intelligence and energy and imagination.”Kirkus Reviews
“A remarkable record of courage and intelligence pitted against almost insuperable odds.”North American
“A contribution of real value.”New York Times
“A thoroughly convincing picture of a farmer’s life.”New Republic
With her husband dead, her farm mortgaged, and her five children to educate, Evelyn Harris decided to keep her livelihood and family together rather than sell out. In The Barter Lady: A Woman Farmer Sees It Through, the author relates her experiences for an entire year during the height of the Depression when she exchanged firewood for clothes, vegetables for school fees, turkeys and pears for books and magazinesand succeeded when most thought she would surely fail.
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About the Author
EVELYN HARRIS remained a farmer all her life and became an advocate for fair pricing practices for farmers.