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Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving From a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse

Michael Korda ; illustrations by the author
Format
Book
Published
New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Language
English
Variant Title
Pleasures and tribulations of moving from a big city to an old country farmhouse
ISBN
0060197722 (acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Chapter 1 "He Don't Know Shit About Septics" 1
  • Chapter 2 Asleep at the Switch 17
  • Chapter 3 "Whack It All Back!" 23
  • Chapter 4 A Man's Home Is His Castle 30
  • Chapter 5 A Barn of One's Own 47
  • Chapter 6 "Them's Nice Pigs, Them Pigs" 55
  • Chapter 7 Lunch at Cady's 79
  • Chapter 8 Just Plain Folks 93
  • Chapter 9 Good Fences Make Good Neighbors 111
  • Chapter 10 Bats in the Belfry 119
  • Chapter 11 Where Every Prospect Pleases, and Only Man Is Vile 131
  • Chapter 12 One Left-handed Clevis, Please 143
  • Chapter 13 Nature Green of Tooth and Claw 152
  • Chapter 14 Manure 164
  • Chapter 15 Wrong Deer 172
  • Chapter 16 White Stuff 182
  • Chapter 17 Viva Zapata! 194
  • Chapter 18 Acropolis 202
  • Chapter 19 "Do You Know Egg?" 209
  • Chapter 20 A Nice Cup of Tea 217
  • Chapter 21 "Make That a Dozen Barbarian Kremes" 236
  • Chapter 22 Sporting Instinct 247
  • Chapter 23 Free Kittens! 259
  • Chapter 24 "Change and Decay ..." 271
  • Chapter 25 No Place Like Home 286
  • Six "Golden Rules" of Owning an Old House 305.
Description
viii, 303 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
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