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Book of Plough: Essays on the Virtue of Farm, Family and the Rural Life

by Justin Isherwood

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Pages: 222
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781883755072






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Overview of Book of Plough: Essays on the Virtue of Farm, Family and the Rural Life

A farmer with an extraordinary gift for language and a writer with the field still fresh on his boots, Justin Isherwood is irresistibly compelling. His writing is possessed by a poetry. As he moves effortlessly from the profound to the practical, he turns the ordinary experiences of farm life into a feast for your senses.

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Synopsis of Book of Plough: Essays on the Virtue of Farm, Family and the Rural Life

A farmer with an extraordinary gift for language and a writer with the field still fresh on his boots, Justin Isherwood is irresistibly compelling. His writing is possessed by a poetry. As he moves effortlessly from the profound to the practical, he turns the ordinary experiences of farm life into a feast for your senses.

Distributed for Martin Communications and Marketing

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Isherwood serves up an irresistible array of essays extolling the value and integrity of rural life. Drawing on his own experiences as a Wisconsin farmer as well as experiences of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, the author offers an enchanting, multigenerational overview of the farming community. With gentle humor and rare insight, he transforms the mundane symbols of the countryside into a lyrical tribute to Americana. Interwoven with unique, homespun philosophical nuggets, this witty and wry collection of musings will be sure to please a wide audience.

About the Author, Justin Isherwood

Justin Isherwood’s first novel, The Farm West of Mars, won the Robert Gard Wisconsin Idea Foundation award for literature. His work has appeared in Audubon, Harrowsmith Country Life, and the Wall Street Journal, and he has appeared on Michael Feldman’s “Whad’ya Know?” and been interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Conversations with Jean Feraca.”

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Margaret Flanagan

Isherwood serves up an irresistible array of essays extolling the value and integrity of rural life. Drawing on his own experiences as a Wisconsin farmer as well as experiences of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, the author offers an enchanting, multigenerational overview of the farming community. With gentle humor and rare insight, he transforms the mundane symbols of the countryside into a lyrical tribute to Americana. Interwoven with unique, homespun philosophical nuggets, this witty and wry collection of musings will be sure to please a wide audience.

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