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9781569242988

Hit by a Farm How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love the Barn
Hit by a Farm How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love the Barn
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  • ISBN-13: 9781569242988
  • ISBN: 1569242984
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated

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Friend, Catherine

SUMMARY

Farms have fences. People have boundaries. Mine began crumbling the day I knelt behind a male sheep, reached between his legs, and squeezed his testicles. This took place one blustery November day when I joined other shepherd-wannabees for a class on the basics of raising sheep. I was there with my partner Melissa, the woman I'd lived with for twelve years, because we were going to start a farm . When self-confessed "urban bookworm" Catherine Friend's partner of twelve years decides she wants to fulfill her lifelong dream of owning a farm, Catherine agrees. What ensues is a crash course in both living off and with the land that ultimately allows Catherine to help fulfill Melissa's dreams while not losing sight of her own. "Hit by a Farm" is a hilarious recounting of Catherine and Melissa's trials of "getting back to the land." It is also a coming-of (middle)-age story of a woman trying to cross the divide between who she is and who she wants to be, and the story of a couple who say "goodbye city life" -- and learn more than they ever bargained for about love, land, and yes, sheep sex.Friend, Catherine is the author of 'Hit by a Farm How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love the Barn', published 2006 under ISBN 9781569242988 and ISBN 1569242984.

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