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Best Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer

Noel Perrin - Social Science - 2006 - 175 pages
"In 1963, Noel Perrin, a 35-year-old professor of English at Dartmouth College, bought an 85-acre farm in Thetford Center, Vermont. For the next forty years he spent half his ...
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First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer

Noel Perrin - Literary Collections - 1990 - 144 pages
Having moved from New York fifteen years before to become a Vermont farmer, Perrin recounts his mistakes in adjusting to country life and offers advice on such topics as ...
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Last person rural: essays

Noel Perrin - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 199 pages
Essays discuss rural life, county fairs, stone walls, acid rain, mulching, barns, ponds, pollution, and progress
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Making Maple Syrup

Noel Perrin - Cooking - 1983 - 32 pages
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A Reader's Delight

Noel Perrin - Literary Collections - 1988 - 208 pages
One of America's finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.
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Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879

Noel Perrin - History - 1979 - 122 pages
Lord Hideyoshi, the regent of Japan at the time, took the first step toward the control of firearms. It was a very small step, and it was not taken simply to protect feudal ...
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Life With an Electric Car

Noel Perrin - Automobiles, Electric - 1994 - 217 pages
Part travelogue, part primer on electric cars, and pure storytelling at its best, this ecological Blue Highways is the witty, critically acclaimed chronicle of Perrin's ...
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Shelters, Shacks and Shanties: And How to Build Them

Daniel Carter Beard - Crafts & Hobbies - 1999 - 243 pages
Practical, lively instruction on building temporary structures is offered by one of the founding fathers of the Boy Scouts of America. Line drawings throughout.
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A Noel Perrin sampler

Noel Perrin - Fiction - 1991 - 141 pages
Essays discuss the experiences of an American student at Cambridge, New York City in the nineteenth century, the treatment of dogs in seventeenth-century Japan, changing styles ...
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