Hit by a Farm : How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Barn

Hit by a Farm : How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Barn

Description

Farms have fences. People have boundaries. Mine began crumbling the day I knelt behind a male sheep, reached between his legs, and squeezed his testicles. This took place one blustery November day when I joined other shepherd-wannabees for a class on the basics of raising sheep. I was there with my partner Melissa, the woman I'd lived with for twelve years, because we were going to start a farm . When self-confessed "urban bookworm" Catherine Friend's partner of twelve years decides she wants to fulfill her lifelong dream of owning a farm, Catherine agrees. What ensues is a crash course in both living off and with the land that ultimately allows Catherine to help fulfill Melissa's dreams while not losing sight of her own. Hit by a Farm is a hilarious recounting of Catherine and Melissa's trials of "getting back to the land." It is also a coming-of (middle)-age story of a woman trying to cross the divide between who she is and who she wants to be, and the story of a couple who say "goodbye city life" -- and learn more than they ever bargained for about love, land, and yes, sheep sex.


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Details

Author(s)
Catherine Friend
Format
Paperback | 254 pages
Dimensions
149 x 209 x 15mm | 324g
Publication date
28 Mar 2006
Publisher
Marlowe & Co
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
1569242984
ISBN13
9781569242988
Bestsellers rank
471,234