Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and Parenting


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  • Harper Perennial
  • ASIN: 0061240443
Author: Michael Perry
Binding: Paperback
Brand: Harper Perennial
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  • Edition: Reprint
    Feature: Harper Perennial
    ISBN: 0061240443
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  • Length= 531
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    NumberOfPages: 384
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    PublicationDate: 2015-12-22
    Publisher: Harper Perennial
    ReleaseDate: 2015-12-22
    Studio: Harper Perennial
    Title: Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and Parenting

    Product Description

    From the acclaimed author of Population: 485 and Truck: A Love Story comes a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country.

    Living in a ramshackle Wisconsin farmhouse—faced with thirty-seven acres of fallen fences and overgrown fields, and informed by his pregnant wife that she intends to deliver their baby at home—Michael Perry plumbs his unorthodox childhood for clues to how to proceed as a farmer, a husband, and a father. Whether he's remembering his younger days—when his city-bred parents took in sixty or so foster children while running a sheep and dairy farm—or describing what it's like to be bitten in the butt while wrestling a pig, Perry flourishes in his trademark humor. But he also writes from the quieter corners of his heart, chronicling experiences as joyful as the birth of his child and as devastating as the death of a dear friend.