In a Pickle
A Family Farm Story
By (author) Jerry Apps
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In a Pickle by Jerry Apps
Book DescriptionThe year is 1955. The H. H. Harlow Pickle Company has appeared in the small town of Link Lake, using heavy-handed tactics to force family farmers to either farm the Harlow way or lose their biggest customer - and, possibly, their land. Andy Meyer, the owner of a half-acre pickle patch, works part-time for the Harlow Company, a conflict that places him between the family farm and the big corporation. As he sees how Harlow begins to change the rural community and the lives of its people, Andy must make personal, ethical, and life-changing decisions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780299223045
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Terrace Books
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jerry Apps
Rural Wit and Wisdom, Paperback (May 2012)
A collection of humorous and touching phrases, sayings, and observations that celebrate country life in the midwest.
When Horses Pulled the Plow, Paperback (June 2011)
An account of rural life in the early twentieth century. Olaf F. Larson weaves invaluable historical details - including descriptions of farm equipment, crops, and livestock - with wry tales about his family, neighbours, and the one-room schoolhouse he attended, revealing the texture of everyday life in the rural Midwest a century ago.
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Author Biography - Jerry Apps
Jerry Apps, born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. His many nonfiction books include Every Farm Tells a Story, Country Wisdom, One-Room Country Schools, Cheese, Breweries of Wisconsin, and Ringlingville USA. He is also the author of a historical novel, The Travels of Increase Joseph. He received the 2007 Major Achievement Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers.
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