See You in a Hundred Years: Four Seasons in Forgotten America

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BenBella Books, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 245 pages
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To save their marriage and their sanity, the author and his wife sold their belongings, packed up their two-year-old son, and moved to a rundown farmhouse in the country without any plans past surviving the year. Living as though it were the year 1900, they struggled with recalcitrant livestock, garden-destroying bugs, rain that would not come, and their own insecurities, to ultimately discover a sense of community and a sense of themselves that changed not only their marriage, but the entire Swoope, Virginia community. Lyrically told and powerfully evocative, this memoir for the modern age deals with the  growing sense of disassociation and yearning to escape the frenetic pace of daily life in today’s society.

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Review: See You in a Hundred Years: Four Seasons in Forgotten America

User Review  - (Lonestarlibrarian) Keddy Ann Outlaw - Goodreads

With uncanny timing and much stubborn devotion, a Manhattan couple leave the city during the spring of the year 2000 to try an experiment in living history. That is -- they buy a farm and try to live ... Read full review

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User Review  - Betterthanfiction - Goodreads

We saw Ward speak at the WI Book Festival and he as was equally as amusing as AJ Jacobs, though a bit more low-key. Having thoroughly burnt out on the hectic lifestyle of New York, Ward and his wife ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Logan Ward worked as a freelance adventure-travel writer for 10 years and has written articles for House Beautiful, Men's JournalNational Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, Popular Science, This Old House, and others. He is a contributing editor for Southern Accents and has been a contributing editor for American Photo, Coastal Living, and Entrée. His 1998 book An Explorer's Guide to the Field Museum was the winner of the Illinois Association of Museums' Superior Achievement Award. He is one of the creators of the humor publication Bubba Magazine. He lives in Stounton, Virginia.

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