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Hard Scrabble Observations on a Patch of Land

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ISBN-10: 1477309357

ISBN-13: 9781477309353

Edition: 2016

Authors: John Graves

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"A kind of homemade book—imperfect like a handmade thing, a prize. It's a galloping, spontaneous book, on occasion within whooping distance of that greatest and sweetest of country books, Ivan Turgenev's A Sportsman's Notebook." —Edward Hoagland, New York Times Book Review"His subjects are trees and brush, hired help, fences, soil, armadillos and other wildlife, flood and drought, local history, sheep and goats . . . and they come to us reshaped and reenlivened by his agreeably individual (and sometimes cranky) notions." —New Yorker"If Goodbye to a River was in some sense Graves's Odyssey, this book is his [version of Hesiod's] Works and Days. It is partly a book about work, partly a book…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 2/9/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English