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Gaining Ground
  • Bandtyp: Pocket
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 201305
  • Antal sidor: 320
  • Vikt i gram: 431
  • ISBN10:0762787252
  • ISBN13:9780762787258

Gaining Ground

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Beskrivning:

One fateful day in 1996, upon discovering that five freight cars' worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard undertakes to save his family's farm. What ensues-through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters-is a crash course in sustainable agriculture. Pritchard's biggest ally is his renegade father, who initially questions his career choice and eschews organic foods for sugary mainstream fare; but just when the farm starts to turn heads at local markets, his father's health takes a turn for the worse.With poetry and humor, this timely memoir tugs on the heartstrings and feeds the soul long after the last page is turned.

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