Dispatches from Kansas
Ex-urbanite Tom Parker's award-winning weekly newspaper column, The Way Home, explores the natural world and rural Kansas and his place in it-an evolving process involving hit bugs, prescient store clerks, daredevil rodents, divine beetles, malevolent weather, failed quests, and the tribulations of living in a century-old house. Along the way he explains the true nature of women, the character of the months, and how sometimes not finding a sought-after bird can be better than finding it.Besides learning to see the little things of this world, readers follow Parker down the dark road into depression, and beyond.
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