In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm - Book Crate

In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm

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"In 1836, Henry Lester moved his family from the Vermont hills to better land on the valley floor north of Rutland, beginning a saga of six generations on a farm, which this book portrays and explores with an affectionate but critical eye. What gives the book its distinctive charm is its vivid evocation of a way of life: the beloved grandmother keeping house both as a shelter and as a temple of the spirit; the uncles sowing and harvesting, raising and slaughtering; the author, as a small boy, working with the men, fishing and hunting, and, later, reflecting on the issues of pleasure and work, freedom and community."

ISBN: 1568361475 / 9781568361475

Author: Charles Fish

Published: 1996

Publisher: Kodansha

Length: 229 Pages


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