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Thompson, Charles D., (Charles Dillard)

Summary: "An intimate portrait of the joys and hardships of rural life, as one man searches for community, equality, and tradition in Appalachia. Charles D. Thompson, Jr. was born in southwestern Virginia into an extended family of small farmers. Yet as he came of age he witnessed the demise of every farm in his family. Over the course of his own life of farming, rural education, organizing, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THO

Pritchard, Forrest.

Summary: Upon discovering that months of backbreaking work and five freight cars' worth of glittering corn have reaped his family's farm a profit of $18.16, young Forrest Pritchard, fresh out of college, resolves to take matters into his own hands. What ensues--through a series of hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is a crash course in sustainable...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 630.92 Pritchard 2013