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Description - Forty Acres and a Fool by Roger L. Welsch

At a time when so much manliness is played out on keyboards and remote controls, it takes a certain degree of grit and guts and plain pigheadedness to pull up stakes and move to the country. For those brave souls, the backward-looking gentleman farmers of our fast-forward-looking age, Roger Welsch has a few choice words. From his Nebraskan vantage point, Welsch presents a guy's guide to leaving modern miracles behind and embracing productive Ludditism. He elaborates the principles of feng shui for the farmhouse, barn, and farmyard. And, he draws on a lifetime's worth of experience to counsel prospective migrants to rural America on what precisely not to do. Learn from the mistakes of a master, and laugh harder than you thought possible while doing it. Roger Welsch is in fine fettle in Down on the Farm, a light-hearted look at rural upstarts that puts the delights of country living - and the occasional advantages of urban life - into rare perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760322567
ISBN-10: 0760322562
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Voyageur Press Inc
Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Roger L. Welsch

Roger Welsch can best be described as a cross between Erma Bombeck and Dr. Ruth, except male and living in Nebraska with his wife and dogs. Before turning his talents to canine psychology, Roger was best known as \u201cthe fat guy in overalls on CBS Sunday Morning, where he offered up essays on rural and small-town life on the plains.

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