Rurally Screwed: A Memoir of Losing Myself for Love (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 3, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
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A magazine editor in New York, Jessie Knadler had a habit of always looking over her shoulder for better options. She wasn’t quite sure moving to Montana and marrying a cowboy was a better option—but, head over heels in love, she did it anyway.

At a loss in her new rural environment, she hoped that activities like chicken farming and fence building might provide her with a more profound, virtuous sense of self (and make her husband Jake love her even more). It all led her to some strange situations—and surprising realizations. Written with huge personality and searing wit, Rurally Screwed is an immensely entertaining and moving memoir about the things we do for love—and the lengths we’ll go to find our true identity.
  

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Contents

The Allure of Manly
Orgasm Face
Under the Big
The Aircraft Carrier and the Party Boat
Cowboy
The Last Best Place
Long Horns and Asphalt
Burn the Ships
1 Chicken Farmer
Horse People
The Cheese Incident
Osmond Family Singalong
Hammers
16
Queen of the County
Moonshine on Fire

War Bride
The War of Northern Aggression
Go Big or Go Home
Dive into The Word
June Born in July
Blue Tags
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Jessie Knadler is a writer whose articles and stories have appeared in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to Glamour. She is the coauthor of the preserving cookbook Tart and Sweet. Her blog has been featured in Newsweek and French Elle. She lives with her husband, her daughter, and a bunch of chickens in Virginia.

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