Fifty Acres and a Poodle : A Story of Love, Livestock, and Finding Myself on a Farm (Paperback)

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When Laskas and her boyfriend Alex, owner of Marley the poodle, stumble on a picture-perfect farm, they take a chance and plunge into a new life. With her trademark wit and wisdom, Laskas chronicles the heartwarming and heartbreaking stories of the colorful two- and four-legged characters she encounters on Sweetwater Farm.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780553380156
SKU 30836331
Format Paperback
ISBN10 055338015X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note Jeanne Marie Laskas had a dream of fleeing her otherwise happy urban life for fresh air and open space — a dream she would discover was about something more than that. But she never expected her fantasy to come true — until a summer afternoon’s drive in the country.That’s when she and her boyfriend, Alex — owner of Marley the poodle — stumble upon the place she thought existed only in her dreams. This pretty-as-a-picture-postcard farm with an Amish barn, a chestnut grove, and breathtaking vistas is real ... and for sale. And it’s where she knows her future begins.But buying a postcard — fifty acres of scenery — and living on it are two entirely different matters. With wit and wisdom, Laskas chronicles the heartwarming and heartbreaking stories of the colorful two- and four-legged creatures she encounters on Sweetwater Farm.Against a backdrop of brambles, a satellite dish, and sheep, she tells a tender, touching, and hilarious tale about life, love, and the unexpected complications of having your dream come true.
Editors Note 1 Jeanne Marie Laskas had a dream of fleeing her otherwise happy urban life for fresh air and open space - a dream she would discover was about something more than that. But she never expected her fantasy to come true - until a summer afternoon's drive in the country.That's when she and her boyfriend, Alex - owner of Marley the poodle - stumble upon the place she thought existed only in her dreams. This pretty-as-a-picture-postcard farm with an Amish barn, a chestnut grove, and breathtaking vistas is real ... and for sale. And it's where she knows her future begins.But buying a postcard - fifty acres of scenery - and living on it are two entirely different matters. With wit and wisdom, Laskas chronicles the heartwarming and heartbreaking stories of the colorful two- and four-legged creatures she encounters on Sweetwater Farm.Against a backdrop of brambles, a satellite dish, and sheep, she tells a tender, touching, and hilarious tale about life, love, and the unexpected complications of having your dream come true.
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