Book Of Plough: Essays On The Virtue Of Farm, Family & The Rural Life by Justin IsherwoodBook Of Plough: Essays On The Virtue Of Farm, Family & The Rural Life by Justin Isherwood

Book Of Plough: Essays On The Virtue Of Farm, Family & The Rural Life

byJustin Isherwood

Hardcover | January 5, 2005

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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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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...
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Title:Book Of Plough: Essays On The Virtue Of Farm, Family & The Rural LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:January 5, 2005Publisher:University of Wisconsin Press

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ISBN - 10:1883755077

ISBN - 13:9781883755072

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In Book of Plough, award-winning author and third generation farmer Justin Isherwood demonstrates that the everyday icons of farming -- tractors, barns, overalls, and county fairs -- can serve as the stuff of fine literature. Book of Plough offers uncompromising practicality and wry wit, bringing the experience of rural life (and the contrivances of urban society) into vivid focus for rural readers and wistful urbanites alike