Reading Frenzy ~ An Independent Press Emporium
A selection of hand-picked gems from our downtown Portland store. Minimum order of $8.
The Hard Fifty Farm is about embracing the simplicity, realness,
and beauty of going back to the land. Jesse Duke's visceral writing on
the on the cycle of life and death on the farm mingles with her thoughts
on rural life and family. Disillusioned by a throwaway society and the hard partying ways of her peers, Duke settled into a rambling farm house with some friends and a pregnant belly, happy to make do and live on hard work and stories.While this issue focuses on heartbreaks and tragedies, hopes and dreams are ever present.
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