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Published by Bellows-Durham in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries.,
  • Agriculture -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRural life.
ContributionsTuttle, Edward Mowbray, 1889- ed.
LC ClassificationsAE5 .B6
The Physical Object
Pagination10 v.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6682436M
LC Control Number25021063

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The book takes its structure, much like a farmer's life, in month-by-month chapters. While the writing sparkles there is little drama to the proceedings on the Klinkenborg farm. For years I enjoyed Verlyn Klinkenborg's columns on life as a farmer in the New York Times. When I discovered this volume, /5. A pioneer bishop of the American West once noted: “There is something almost sacramen­tal about the life of the rural fam­ily.” Back when many of our grandparents and great-grandparents still worked on farms and ranches, an association now called Catholic Rural Life published The Rural Life Prayerbook () to provide them spiritual support.5/5(5).   The Book of rural life The Book of rural life knowledge and inspiration, a guide to the best in modern living Published by Bellows-Durham in Chicago. Klinkenborg's third book (after Making Hay and The Last Fine Time) is a selection of columns originally appearing on the New York Times editorial page under the heading "A Rural Life.

Book Summary. Klinkenborg brings a fresh view to the ordinary beauty of our daily lives in this year-long meditation on the deep joys of country life. The dogs hear it in the distance before I do, and so do the horses, a dry dislocated thump, thunder from far away. One moment there's no wind, the air still and damp.   First published in , the prayer book is an extraordinary example of how rural life endures.  Full of blessings for things central to the life of a farmer (barns, sick animals, sprouting seeds, etc.), it shows a genuine understanding of the timelessness of rural communities. The Rural Diaries chronicles her inspiring story of farm life: chopping wood, making dandelion wine, building chicken coops. The Rural Diaries honors the values and lifestyle of small-town America and offers inspiration for anyone longing to embark on their own unconventional journey/5(31). Discover the best Rural Life Humor in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries Encyclopedias and dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Book of rural life. Chicago, Bellows-Durham [©].   It was books such as Where the Red Fern Grows and Anne of Green Gables and The Red Pony that most informed my childhood sense of myself, and cultivated in me a love of fiction about rural life.   James Crowden’s Dorset Women is a book of 35 interviews with people who have forged their own rural lives – sheep shearers, pig farmers, ferret handlers, falconers, farriers, cider-makers and many Author: Tim Pears. The Rural Life is presented (somewhat deceptively) in the form of a journal, begun in January in a flurry of good intentions for the New Year. Each of the 12 chapters contains a series of meditations on the tasks and the weather of one calendar month. The loose weave of the book allows Klinkenborg to write about a wide array of rural.