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The Farm She Was

Author : Ann Mohin
ISBN : 9781882593347
Genre : Fiction
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An elderly woman struggles to retain the sheep farm her family has owned for nearly a century, despite pressure from her friends and realtors.
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The Farm

Author : Joanne Ramos
ISBN : 9781984853769
Genre : Fiction
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules. Skimm Reads Pick • People Book of the Week • Belletrist Book Pick • “[Joanne] Ramos’s debut novel couldn’t be more relevant or timely.”—O: The Oprah Magazine NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • Glamour • Real Simple • Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Town & Country Nestled in New York’s Hudson Valley is a luxury retreat boasting every amenity: organic meals, personal fitness trainers, daily massages—and all of it for free. In fact, you’re paid big money to stay here—more than you’ve ever dreamed of. The catch? For nine months, you cannot leave the grounds, your movements are monitored, and you are cut off from your former life while you dedicate yourself to the task of producing the perfect baby. For someone else. Jane, an immigrant from the Philippines, is in desperate search of a better future when she commits to being a “Host” at Golden Oaks—or the Farm, as residents call it. But now pregnant, fragile, consumed with worry for her family, Jane is determined to reconnect with her life outside. Yet she cannot leave the Farm or she will lose the life-changing fee she’ll receive on the delivery of her child. Gripping, provocative, heartbreaking, The Farm pushes to the extremes our thinking on motherhood, money, and merit and raises crucial questions about the trade-offs women will make to fortify their futures and the futures of those they love. NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD • LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE “So many factors—gender, race, religion, class—may determine where you come down on the surrogacy debate. . . . Ramos plays with many of these notions in her debut novel, The Farm, which imagines what might happen were surrogacy taken to its high-capitalist extreme. . . . The stage is set for lively book chat.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) “A thrilling read.”—New York “Grippingly realistic.”—Entertainment Weekly “Brilliant.”—New York Post “A provocative idea, and Ramos nails it . . . Crisp and believable, this smart debut links the poor and the 1 percent in a unique transaction that turns out to be mutually rewarding.”—People “Wow, Joanne Ramos has written the page-turner about immigrants chasing what’s left of the American dream. . . . Truly unforgettable.”—Gary Shteyngart, New York Times bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story and Lake Success
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Down On The Farm

Author : Amy Houts
ISBN : 9781434230638
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When her dad takes her to a real farm, Emily soon realizes she has to do chores before fulfilling her dream of riding a horse.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Farm Novel In North America

Author : Florian Freitag
ISBN : 9781571135377
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides the first history of the North American farm novel, a genre which includes John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Sheila Watson's The Double Hook, and Louis Hémon's Maria Chapdelaine.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Farm Stand

Author : Amy Clipston
ISBN : 9780310356462
Genre : Fiction
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Experience some sweet, garden-fresh romance in the next installment of Amy Clipston's Amish Marketplace series. Salina Petersheim runs her own booth at the Amish market, where she’s known for having the freshest and most delicious produce in the area. Her father is the bishop of her church district, and her brother is a deacon. They are a very close family, yet sometimes she tires of being compared to her older brother, Neil, who is married and has two children. She also feels the pressure of having to be the perfect daughter for her parents. Salina has been dating Josiah for almost a year now, but he feels more like a friend than a boyfriend. Her parents approve of Josiah, who is a hardworking roofer. He’s handsome and easy to talk to, but he just doesn’t warm her heart the way she feels a boyfriend and future husband should. She secretly longs for more. Along comes William “Will” Zimmerman, a Mennonite chef who runs a restaurant located next door to the Amish market. He wants Salina to supply the produce for his restaurant, and as they forge a business relationship, they both feel themselves falling in love. Salina especially tries to deny her feelings for Will since her father wants her to marry within the community. Both Salina and Will feel stuck in their current relationships, but they cannot deny what they feel for each other. Will they follow their hearts or bow to the pressure of family? Or will God provide a surprising new road for them?
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The Honey Farm A Novel

Author : Harriet Alida Lye
ISBN : 9781631494352
Genre : Fiction
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Lily King meets Patricia Highsmith in this slyly seductive debut set on an eerily beautiful farm teeming with secrets. The drought has discontented the bees. Soil dries into sand; honeycomb stiffens into wax. But Cynthia knows how to breathe life back into her farm: offer it as an artists’ colony with free room, board, and “life experience” in exchange for backbreaking labor. Silvia, a wide-eyed graduate and would-be poet, and Ibrahim, a painter distracted by constant inspiration, are drawn to Cynthia’s offer, and soon, to each other. But something lies beneath the surface. The Edenic farm is plagued by events that strike Silvia as ominous: taps run red, scalps itch with lice, frogs swarm the pond. One by one, the other residents leave. As summer tenses into autumn, Cynthia’s shadowed past is revealed and Silvia becomes increasingly paralyzed by doubt. Building to a shocking conclusion, The Honey Farm announces the arrival of a bold new voice and offers a thrilling portrait of creation and possession in the natural world.
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Abandoned Woman Can Farm

Author : Qian XiaoNiu
ISBN : 9781648148835
Genre : Fiction
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She has always believed that as long as she is strong enough, the nonsense of others will not be feared. Today is her wedding day. People pointed at her and said she was a bad woman who only brought bad luck to people. Now, this bad woman is going to get married. She looked at her innocent husband and said to herself, "Who's to say I'm nothing but bad luck? I'm going to lead this family to a good life! " The family is too poor, she took her husband together farming to be rich, her husband always is bullied because of his honest, she rose up to fight for him. Once regarded as a bad woman by others, she has finally become a good woman to be praised by everyone. ☆About the Author☆ Qian Xiao Niu, an outstanding online novelist, her novels have twists and turns, and her language style is humorous, which is loved by most readers.
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The Story Of An African Farm

Author : Olive Schreiner
ISBN : 9780486115702
Genre : Literary Collections
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The first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of three childhood friends who defy societal repression. A gripping indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th-century.
Category: Literary Collections

Vera Brittain A Life

Author : Mark Bostridge
ISBN : 9780349008547
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Vera Brittain is most widely known as the woman who immortalized a lost generation in her haunting autobiography of the Great War, TESTAMENT OF YOUTH. Writer, pacifist and feminist, she condemned her provincial background but remained acutely conscious of the conventional elements in her own character; she revealed a richly emotional life in her writing but was outwardly sober and reserved; she possessed a fierce desire for fame and recognition but was ready to sacrifice both on matters of principle. This biography - comprehensive, authoritative and immensely readable - confirms Vera Brittain's stature as one of the most remarkable women of our time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Anna On The Farm

Author : Mary Downing Hahn
ISBN : 0547562993
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Anna is thrilled when she receives an invitation to leave hot, sticky Baltimore and visit her aunt and uncle on their farm, where she’ll be able to go barefoot, swim in the pond, and drink fresh-squeezed lemonade. But when she arrives, she’s greeted by an unpleasant surprise: her uncle’s nephew, Theodore, who delights in teasing her mercilessly about her city ways. Anna refuses to let Theodore get the best of her, though, and in a series of suspenseful adventures and hilarious mishaps she proves that she isn’t just a city slicker, after all. In this lively sequel to Anna All Year Round, award-winning author Mary Downing Hahn again draws on her own mother’s childhood experiences just before World War I. The result is a gathering of humorous, heartwarming episodes filled with both the delights and difficulties that have always accompanied the journey of growing up.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

A Farm Under A Lake

Author : Martha Bergland
ISBN : UCAL:B4432417
Genre : Fiction
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As she takes May, an old woman she has cared for, to live with her daughter in Illinois, Janet recalls a summer twenty-years past when she loved two brothers but finally married one.
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Novel Review

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The Farm Girl S Dream

Author : Eileen Ramsay
ISBN : 9781785762307
Genre : Fiction
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From the fields of Angus to the mills of Dundee, a family struggles to find their way home. Perfect for fans of Nadine Dorries, Rita Bradshaw and Kitty Neale. To young Victoria Cameron, Angus, Scotland is the most beautiful place on earth and she dreams of staying on her little farm for ever. But the death of her beloved grandfather leaves her and her mother without a farm and without a home. Never one to give up, Victoria soon finds work in a Dundee mill, while her mother starts taking in lodgers. But always on her mind is the young man Victoria thinks she could love if only he comes back from the war. Then, back into her life comes John Cameron, the father that walked out on his wife and daughter so many years ago. Can these two women overcome the odds and make their dreams come true? What everyone's saying about Eileen Ramsay: 'This wonderful panoramic novel sweeps you up and carries you along to the end. Lovely!' Katie Fforde 'An unpredictable ending, a few surprises along the way and several tear jerkers - I enjoyed every minute of it.' Historical Novel Review 'Captivating romance . . .The beautiful Scottish setting only adds to this poignant and poetic journey . . . This book is as unique as it is exquisite.' Daily Record Missed the first in Eileen Ramsay's Flowers of Scotland series? Rich Girl, Poor Girl is available now! Search 9781785762215 to get your copy. MEMORY LANE Introducing a new place for story lovers - somewhere to share memories, photographs, recipes and reminiscences, and discover the very best of saga writing from authors you know and love, and the new ones we simply can't wait for you to meet. Join us at www.MemoryLane.club.
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Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm New Chronicles Of Rebecca Adventure Novels

Author : Kate Douglas Wiggin
ISBN : 9788075832719
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American children's novel that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. The novel opens with Rebecca's journey to Riverboro, to live with her two aunts, Miranda and Jane Sawyer. Until this time, she has lived on the family farm. Rebecca is the second eldest of seven children and her family is quite poor, so moving in with her aunts is a chance to improve her opportunities in life. Miranda determines to do her duty and train Rebecca to be a proper young lady, so she will not shame the Sawyer name. Jane takes on the role of Rebecca's protector and teaches her to sew, cook and manage a household. Rebecca proves to be a good student and she becomes a young lady with the same high spirit and a talent for writing. New Chronicles of Rebecca is a sequel to Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. It doesn't follow Rebecca in her further adventures in life, but fills in some spaces left uncovered in a previous book. It consists of chronologically arranged tales about Rebecca starting when she is around 12 and ending when she's 18 years old. These lovely chapters complete the charming story of Rebecca's rough childhood, following her from a poor, but imaginative young girl to a proper young lady. Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten. With her sister she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers and devoted her adult life to the welfare of children.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Women Of The Bible Rahab S Story A Novel

Author : Ann Burton
ISBN : 1101219963
Genre : Fiction
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The bible is filled with women of faith, bravery, and cunning. Here is one woman’s tale—as it might have happened… “And the city shall be accursed…and all that are therein…only Rahab the harlot shall live…”—Joshua 6:17 Once, she was Rahab the Beautiful, eldest daughter of a weaver—and secret believer in her dead mother’s cherished Judaism. But when her hateful stepmother accused her of witchery, Rahab was banished to almost certain death in Jericho. Now the girl known as Rahab the Outcast has no choice but to mingle with the city’s untouchables—and join its ranks of prostitutes… Even from the mire, Rahab keeps alive her faith in God. Then two Jewish spies for Joshua appear on her doorstep, begging her to hide them. Now, Rahab faces the biggest decision of her life: stay safe and slam the door in their faces—or help her fellow believers, and transform herself from harlot to heroine.
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A Letter From Phoenix Farm

Author : Jane Yolen
ISBN : UOM:49015002242874
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An autobiographical account of the prominent author Jane Yolen and how her daily life and writing process are interwoven.
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Angels Club Middle Grade Novel Horses Kids Friendship Bullying And Ethnic Diversity

Author : Courtney Vail
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Hola, Cuties! I’m Jacinda Gonzalez, almost twelve. Although I think I’m pretty nice, not to mention way cool and one of the most knowledgeable people in all things horse, I just can’t make any friends in my new school. The only things flying my way are totally rude insults. The horseback riding therapy farm where I volunteer becomes my perfect escape from mean bullies. And when Angel, a scrawny, muddy American Curly, shows up as rescue, no one but me can see her potential and lovableness, so I take her on as a project horse to get her ready for sale. But, the thing is, I don’t want them to sell her. She’d be so perfect for therapy. So perfect. Now, if only I could prove it. Anyway, Angel’s sugar-candy personality inspires me to be sweet in spite of bad things happening to me. So, of course, I can’t resist the urge to make the world a whole lot brighter. Come on in and see how I do it! Middle Grade, Children's book, ages 6-8, 10-12, and up. A clean, cute, touching story for any lover of horses. American Curly Horse. Girls, bullying, friendship, multi-ethnic, handi-capable, diverse kid's book, farm life, horse rescue.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Rose In A Storm

Author : Jon Katz
ISBN : 9780345522962
Genre : Fiction
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jon Katz's Going Home. Rose is determined and focused, keeping the sheep out of danger and protecting the other creatures on the farm she calls home. But of all those she’s looked after since coming to the farm as a puppy, it is Sam, the farmer, whom she watches most carefully. Awoken one cold midwinter night during lambing season, Rose and Sam struggle into the snowy dark to do their work. The ever observant Rose has seen a change in her master of late, ever since Sam’s wife disappeared one day. She senses something else in the air as well: A storm is coming, but not like any of the ones she’s seen over the years. And when an epic blizzard hits the region, it will take all of Rose’s resolve, resourcefulness, and courage to help Sam save the farm and the creatures who live there.
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The Raid At Lake Minnewaska Book I A Minnesota Lake Series Novel

Author : J. L. Larson
ISBN : 9781450298445
Genre : Fiction
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It was a warm June weekend in 1931 when five people met coincidentally at a lake town in Minnesota. Three of the five were outsiders. Two law school buddies, James Lawton and Charlie Davis were in town on a lark, but immediately began noticing some strange happenings at a nearby lake resort. The other, Lindy MacPherson, had more serious business. As an inexperienced investigator from the Minneapolis branch of the U.S. Attorney's office, her task was to explore a rumor about an alleged gambling operation in the vicinity of Lake Minnewaska. It was supposed to be a simple job neither lengthy nor precarious-more to give her investigative experience while under cover as a travel magazine writer. She'd been observing the same odd occurrences in the town. The other two, a local father and son, John and Adam Bailey, had been ignoring these unusual activities and antics of the peculiar assortment of guests at nearby Chippewa Lodge like everyone else in town. It had been best to do so for the good of the community. Glenwood was thriving during an otherwise very diffi cult economic time all around the country. MacPherson's orders had been strict. If she were to find any evidence relating to illegal gambling, she would leave Glenwood and promptly turn over her findings to the state patrol or the Bureau of Investigation and let them handle any potential arrests. MacPherson did not have an exemplary record of following 'strict orders' --especially when prompt action was needed. Normally, taking on the mob would not be considered by anyone in their right mind. That weekend these five people made a decision. Circumstances required their immediate attention.
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