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Soliloquy of Farmer's Wife

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 413 Nombre de pages
Texte du rabat Soliloquy of a Farmer's Wife is the bare-bones diary of a Geneva, Ohio, farmer's wife, Annie Perrin, who wrote duri... Lire la suite
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Soliloquy of a Farmer's Wife is the bare-bones diary of a Geneva, Ohio, farmer's wife, Annie Perrin, who wrote during the last three weeks of 1917 and all of 1918 -- that is, during the final battles, climax, and close of World War I.

Her entries recount her family's trip to Florida where they considered settling before deciding to make a go of their farm near Lake Erie. She writes also of the daily chores and personal stresses of dealing with a difficult husband, sending a son off to the Navy, and worrying about the health of her younger son.

In addition to the work and worry, and despite the fact that their farm was without electricity or running water, and despite the outbreak of the Spanish influenza epidemic, Annie Perrin records the occasional good times, including visits to the nearest cities, Ashtabula to the east, Cleveland to the west.



Résumé
Annie Elliott Perrin, a northern Ohio farmer's wife, received a diary book as a gift in December 1917, as the family set out on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Florida. Her daily notations for a year are the basis for this story of a family's life and times. Perrin's brief, practical entries center aro

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Titre: Soliloquy of Farmer's Wife
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Code EAN: 9780821412671
ISBN: 978-0-8214-1267-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Ohio University Press
Genre: Politique, société et économie
nombre de pages: 413
Poids: 590g
Taille: H241mm x B159mm x T26mm
Année: 1999
Auflage: 1

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