Bean Blossom Dreams: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life

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Berkley Publishing Group, Oct 1, 1995 - Psychology - 311 pages
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Murphey shares the story of how her family left Chicago to live on a farm in Indiana. A portrait of farm life--from bad weather and good neighbors to exhausting chores, exciting fairs, battling tornadoes and delighting in spring, this book is a testament to the restorative power of life's simple pleasures. Includes recipes, gardening tips, and craft ideas.

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Review: Bean Blossom Dreams: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life

User Review  - Mir - Goodreads

It was so picturesque it was kind of boring, but I really enjoyed the little tid-bits of information she wove into the story. Read full review

Review: Bean Blossom Dreams: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

I picked this book up several years ago (after we had moved from the city to a farm in southern Indiana). While we were busy setting up our own farm, I was too busy to read it. Now that we have given ... Read full review

Contents

The Wings of Change
1
Snakes Ticks and Tornadoes
21
Brown County Blues
42
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Murphey, a former BBC producer, has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio.

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