By Steve Coffman

ISBN-10: 1588162184

ISBN-13: 9781588162182


Country dwelling welcomes again Steven Coffman's celebrated number of essays approximately existence at the farm. Hailed by means of Library magazine as “amusing, exuberant, and poignant,” it now comprises 3 completely new and punctiliously pleasant articles to enjoy.

 
“Our first nation spring was once in mid-renaissance. far and wide lifestyles used to be bourgeoning! First had come the early-returning flocks of robins and red-winged blackbirds…Then antediluvian opossums wobbling out of time-warp hibernation, groundhogs stoning up on roadsides like overweight heralds…an explosion of child bunnies.”

 

What occurs while hippies with nearly no wisdom of kingdom existence choose to manage apartment on a 129-acre farm in Upstate manhattan? that is what Steven Coffman and his spouse Bobbie did within the past due summer time of 1972, and in again to the Farm he tells the full tale in their grand venture with nice humor, pathos, and wit. it is all concerning the many animals--pigs, geese, cows, horses, cats, canine, and different state creatures--who percentage their lives, in addition to approximately studying the methods of the land, getting into song with nature's cycles, and elevating a relations. Coffman, who becomes a Country dwelling columnist this 12 months, facilities his items round the animals that make up his new rural global, shooting the obdurate recalcitrance of a pig, the horse that steps into the lounge, and the paranormal migration of amazing Monarch butterflies.

 

 “…a energetic, zany story of kingdom life…”--Bookwatch.

 

 “Bemused, informative and breezy…will provide a nudge to those that simply dream of escaping the city life.”--Publishers Weekly.

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