Last Person Rural: Essays

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David R. Godine, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 199 pages
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Essays discuss rural life, county fairs, stone walls, acid rain, mulching, barns, ponds, pollution, and progress

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Perrin's second ``final'' collection of bucolic essays (some original, the majority reprinted from Smithsonian, Yankee, etc.) appears eight years after his supposedly ultimate compilation (Third ... Read full review

Last person rural: essays

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One of the authors currently reviving the essay is New England teacher, writer, and part-time farmer Noel Perrin. In this new collection ( Third Person Rural, LJ 8/83, was supposed to end the series ... Read full review


Prizes for Sheep
In Praise of Old Equipment
A Pond of Ones Own

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About the author (1991)

Perrin has taught English at Dartmouth College since 1959, while learning and writing about the ways of rural New England.

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