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The Egg and I
The Egg and I
Author: Betty MacDonald
So you would like to buy a little place in the country and get away from it all. Who Wouldn — t. That was Betty MacDonald's dream too, when she married a tall handsome Marine and look to the woods where, she thought blissfully, an egg was a small innocent oval object, good for eating and if properly coaxed reproduction. What she learned about th...  more »
ISBN: 111781
Publication Date: 8/27/1945
Pages: 287
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Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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Hilariously wry humor! An also-ran teen marries a much older man, is hornswoggled, hog-tied, and bamboozled into following him into the chicken ranch business. Where? Why in western Washington logging country; that's where! What ensues is a witty, heartwarming glimpse into the daily drudgery of farm life amid the local populace: the Kettles, the Hicks, loggers, Indians, oops, Native Americans, moonshiners, and dipsomaniacs. You can almost smell the countryside.