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Old Tractors Never Die: Roger's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Ageless Iron
Old Tractors Never Die: Roger's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Ageless Iron
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780896585638, isbn: 0896585638,

In "Old Tractors Never Die", the ever-popular Roger Welsch, author, regular contributor to Successful Farming and Ageless Iron and correspondent for CBS TV’s "Sunday Morning" show, shares his humor and unique outlook on one of his favorite subjects...


Irishology: Slagging, Junior C Football, Wet Rain and Everything Else We Love Abou
Irishology: Slagging, Junior C Football, Wet Rain and Everything Else We Love Abou
By Gill & MacMillan, Limited
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ean: 9780717168200, isbn: 0717168204,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Irishology is the ultimate warm, witty, and irreverent guide to all things Irish. Who else but the Irish can perform minor miracles with a prayer to St Anthony? Or truly appreciate the medicinal purposes of flat 7Up? Not to mention the front room, ch...


Every Farm Tells a Story: A tale of Family Farm Values
Every Farm Tells a Story: A tale of Family Farm Values
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780896585102, isbn: 0896585107,

Before World War II, farmers had few of the conveniences that were common in cities. Many farmers continued to milk cows by hand, pump water with windmills or gasoline engines, light their way with kerosene lamps and lanterns, heat with woodstoves, a...


Old Coots Never Forget: More of the Curmudgeon’s Stories about Hunting and Life in the North Country
Old Coots Never Forget: More of the Curmudgeon’s Stories about Hunting and Life in the North Country
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781511440448, isbn: 1511440449,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Old Coots never forget -- not the important things in life, anyway... They remember great days afield with good hunting companions and great bird dogs, and they like to tell their stories about the most memorable times -- days of joy or sadness, laug...


The Beauty Box: A Tribute to the Legendary Beauty Parlors of the South
The Beauty Box: A Tribute to the Legendary Beauty Parlors of the South
By Brand: Crane Hill Publishers
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ean: 9781881548881, isbn: 1881548880,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Book by Kemp, Kathy...


Bob Artley's Seasons on the Farm
Bob Artley's Seasons on the Farm
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780896586093, isbn: 089658609X,

Bob Artley's Seasons on the Farm is a collection of drawings from his popular series "Memories of a Former Kid" that has been syndicated in daily and weekly newspapers across the United States since the 1970s. It was originally published as Cartoons....


Laughter in Appalachia: A Festival of Southern Mountain Humor
Laughter in Appalachia: A Festival of Southern Mountain Humor
By August House
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ean: 9780874830323, isbn: 087483032X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
As you chuckle through these tales you find the thread of self-effacing, good-natured warmth that characterizes Appalachia. -Southern LivingFrom the people of the Appalachian Mountains comes a special brand of humor: dry, colorful and earthy, aimed s...


First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer
First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer
By Brand: David R. Godine
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ean: 9780879232320, isbn: 0879232323,

Having moved from New York fifteen years ago to become a Vermont farmer, Perrin recounts his mistakes in adjusting to country life and offers advice on such topics as sugaring, raising sheep, and making butter...


Palmettos & Pluff Mud: Tales of a Lost Lowcountry Life
Palmettos & Pluff Mud: Tales of a Lost Lowcountry Life
By 12 Sirens
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ean: 9781927458310, isbn: 1927458315,

For those who live or love the tidal creeks and shores of the Lowcountry, the smell of pluff mud is the smell of home. Primordial and timeless, it is a cacophony of elements of the coast...salt, shells and teeming with life. And our beloved palmettos...


Duck Plucker: A father and son's funny, crazy, short stories from the farm  about raising cattle, horses, hunting, neighbors, friends, and a lifetime of adventures in rural Ohio.
Duck Plucker: A father and son's funny, crazy, short stories from the farm about raising cattle, horses, hunting, neighbors, friends, and a lifetime of adventures in rural Ohio.
By Ted Martin Publishing
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mpn: 43243-16890, ean: 9780615922744, isbn: 0615922740,

If you like James Herriot and his hilarious farm stories from rural England, you’ll love Ted Martin and his funny farm stories from southwestern Ohio. Ted Martin, Jr. is also the author of Exposing Leadership (Top 20 Leadership Traits) and Life of ...


Forty Acres and a Fool: How to Live in the Country and Still Keep Your Sanity
Forty Acres and a Fool: How to Live in the Country and Still Keep Your Sanity
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780760322567, isbn: 0760322562,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
At a time when so much manliness is played out on computer keyboards and TV or videogame remote controls, it takes a certain degree of grit and guts and plain pigheadedness to pull up stakes and move to the country. For those brave souls, the backwar...


Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl: A Memoir
Confessions of a Counterfeit Farm Girl: A Memoir
By Berkley
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ean: 9780451224934, isbn: 0451224930,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
A laugh-out-loud memoir about a city slicker who discovers that Manolos and manure just don?t mix.At her husband?s prompting, suburban mom and New York career woman Susan McCorkindale agreed to give up her stressful six-figure job. Together, they hea...


Bob Artley's Book of Farm Chores: As Remembered by a Former Kid
Bob Artley's Book of Farm Chores: As Remembered by a Former Kid
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780896584341, isbn: 0896584348,

For more than 50 years, beloved artist Bob Artley has delighted us with his distinctive, folksy recording of farm history. In Bob Artley’s world, every moment of farm life--from chores to walking to school--is an opportunity to impart his wisdom an...


There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse: Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe (Capital Discovery)
There's a Porcupine in My Outhouse: Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe (Capital Discovery)
By Brand: Capital Books
SKU: #GOR003042692
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sku: GOR003042692, ean: 9781931868129, isbn: 1931868123,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
A natural history narrative that describes the author's evolution from a hapless flatlander aching to become a mountain man into an accomplished outdoor writer. Tougias' journey begins when he buys a remote mountain-top cabin in the hopes of becoming...


One-Room Country Schools: History and Recollections from Wisconsin
One-Room Country Schools: History and Recollections from Wisconsin
By Brand: Amherst Press
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ean: 9780942495539, isbn: 0942495535,

From 1791, when the first school was established in what is now Wisconsin, to the 1960s, when consolidation was finally complete, the one-room school’s history has been one of growth and change. In One-Room Country Schools, this history along with ...


Second Row Piano Side
Second Row Piano Side
By Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
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ean: 9780834115897, isbn: 0834115891,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Where do you sit in church? From growing up sitting second row, piano side, to appearing center stage with Garth Brooks at the Grand Ole Opry, comedian Chonda Pierce will inspire you with humor, heartache, and hope--regardless of where you sit! Paper...


Mr. Brandon's School Bus: What I Heard on the Way to School
Mr. Brandon's School Bus: What I Heard on the Way to School
By NewSouth Books
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ean: 9781588383228, isbn: 1588383229,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
A delightful new book from Tom Brandon, "2013 Steve Harvey Bus Driver of the Year," reminds us of the wisdom of children and their uncanny ability to teach adults a thing or two. Mr. Brandon's School Bus, published by NewSouth Books, collects in one ...


The Heart of Things: A Midwestern Almanac
The Heart of Things: A Midwestern Almanac
By Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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ean: 9780870206726, isbn: 0870206729,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
“I’ve never believed that living in one place means being one thing all the time, condemned like Minnie Pearl to wear the same hat for every performance. Life is more complicated than that.” In this remarkable book of days, John Hildebrand cha...


The Parrot's Lament: And Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity
The Parrot's Lament: And Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity
By Plume
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ean: 9780452280687, isbn: 0452280680,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews


Home Grown Stories & Home Fried Lies
Home Grown Stories & Home Fried Lies
By Wildstone Media
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ean: 9781882467303, isbn: 1882467302,

Home Grown Stories & Home Fried Lies is a delightful look at the colorful life of Mitch Jayne and his time spent in - and out - of the Ozarks. From teaching in one-room schools to the Hollywood big time with the Dillards, from small-town radio DJ to ...



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