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A Book of Country Things
A Book of Country Things
Author: Walter Needham, Barrows Mussey
Walter Needham never forgot what his grandpa taught him. He talked about it to his neighbor, Barrows Mussey--who recorded what Walter talked. The result is a direct link to the American past. A BOOK OF COUNTRY THINGS from 100 years ago, set down "before they're forgotten altogether."
ISBN: 270877
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 166
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Publisher: Stephen Greene Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Skills needed for hunting, farming, and making do with what one had were important in the rural New England of a hundred years ago, and the author describes learning these things from his grandfather. These are the mundane but fascinating details--churning butter, making nails, working with animals--of everyday farm life.
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