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Uprooted Recovering the Legacy of the Places We've Left Behind

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ISBN-10: 0593084020

ISBN-13: 9780593084021

Edition: N/A

Authors: Grace Olmstead

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In a poignant memoir, a young journalist wrestles with what we owe the places we've left behind.   In the tiny farmtown of Emmett, Idaho, there are two kinds of people: those who leave and those who stay. Those who leave go in search of greener pastures, better jobs, and college. Those who stay are left to contend with thinning communities, punishing government farm policy, and environmental decay. Grace Olmstead is one who left, and in her debut memoir she examines the heartbreaking consequences of her decision--and those of people like her--for heartland America. In Uprooted, Olmstead, now a journalist in Washington, D.C., wrestles with the question of what we owe the places we come…    
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/16/2021
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English