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Author Coleman, Melissa.

Title This life is in your hands : one dream, sixty acres, and a family undone / Melissa Coleman.

Imprint New York : Harper, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Coleman,M COL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 325 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents Family -- Livelihood -- Seclusion -- Companions -- Water -- Paradise -- Tribe -- Bicentennial -- Atonement -- Aftermath -- Departure.
Summary With urban farming and backyard chicken flocks becoming increasingly popular, Coleman has written this timely and honest portrait of her own childhood experience in Maine with her two homesteading parents during the turbulent 1970s. A luminous, evocative memoir that explores the hope and struggle behind one family's search for a self-sufficient life.
Subject Coleman, Melissa -- Childhood and youth.
Coleman, Melissa -- Family.
Coleman, Eliot, 1938-
Coleman, Sue, 1945-
Loss (Psychology) -- Case studies.
Children -- Maine -- Penobscot Bay Region -- Death.
Drowning -- Maine -- Penobscot Bay Region.
Farm life -- Maine -- Penobscot Bay Region.
Penobscot Bay Region (Me.) -- Biography.
Penobscot Bay Region (Me.) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780061958328

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