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The Resource The land of milk and Uncle Honey : memories from the farm of my youth, Alan Guebert ; with Mary Grace Foxwell

The land of milk and Uncle Honey : memories from the farm of my youth, Alan Guebert ; with Mary Grace Foxwell

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The land of milk and Uncle Honey : memories from the farm of my youth
Title
The land of milk and Uncle Honey
Title remainder
memories from the farm of my youth
Statement of responsibility
Alan Guebert ; with Mary Grace Foxwell
Title variation
Memories from the farm of my youth
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Language
eng
Summary
"The river was in God's hands, the cows in ours." So passed the days on Indian Farm, a dairy operation on 700 acres of rich Illinois bottomland. In this collection, Alan Guebert and his daughter-editor Mary Grace Foxwell recall Guebert's years on the land working as part of that all-consuming collaborative effort known as the family farm. Here are Guebert's tireless parents, measuring the year not in months but in seasons for sewing, haying, and doing the books; Jackie the farmhand, needing ninety minutes to do sixty minutes' work and cussing the entire time; Hoard the dairyman, sore fingers wrapped in electrician's tape, sharing wine and the prettiest Christmas tree ever; and the unflappable Uncle Honey, spreading mayhem via mistreated machinery, flipped wagons, and the careless union of diesel fuel and fire. Guebert's heartfelt and humorous reminiscences depict the hard labor and simple pleasures to be found in ennobling work, and show that in life, as in farming, Uncle Honey had it right with his succinct philosophy for overcoming adversity: "the secret's not to stop."
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DNAL/DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SF229.7.G83
NAL item number
G83 2015
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The land of milk and Uncle Honey : memories from the farm of my youth, Alan Guebert ; with Mary Grace Foxwell
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spring: plant -- Summer: grow -- Fall: harvest -- Winter: eat
Control code
sky2ocm68398062
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 134 pages
Isbn
9780252080944
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014042887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The land of milk and Uncle Honey : memories from the farm of my youth, Alan Guebert ; with Mary Grace Foxwell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spring: plant -- Summer: grow -- Fall: harvest -- Winter: eat
Control code
sky2ocm68398062
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 134 pages
Isbn
9780252080944
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014042887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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