The Farm

Author: Tom Rob Smith

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471110672

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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From the author of CHILD 44, soon to be a major film starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman, comes an intricately-knitted thriller in the vein of John Le Carre's A PERFECT SPY. Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden, the country of his mother's birth. But with a single phone call, everything changes. 'Your mother... she's not well', his father tells him. 'She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things.' In fact, she has been committed to a mental hospital. Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: 'Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow.' Presented with a horrific crime, a conspiracy that implicates his own father, Daniel must examine the evidence and decide: who is telling the truth, his mother or his father? And he has secrets of his own that for too long he has kept hidden... 'Chilling, hypnotic and thoroughly compelling. You will not read a better thriller this year' MARK BILLINGHAM 'On rare occasions, an author pulls off the high-wire act of writing a crime-oriented novel that easily transcends the genre. The Farm is one of these... A remarkable achievement' JEFFERY DEAVER 'Tom Rob Smith has created a truly original and chilling thriller, which makes you ask yourself: who would I believe?' JOJO MOYES TOM ROB SMITH is the bestselling author of Man Booker-longlisted CHILD 44, a multi-million-copy bestseller and now a major film starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman. THE SECRET SPEECH and AGENT 6, both bestsellers, complete the trilogy.
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Bet the Farm

How Food Stopped Being Food

Author: Frederick Kaufman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470631928

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 266

View: 8225

Visiting the front lines of the food supply system and food politics, a renowned food journalist investigates why we can't all have healthy, delicious, affordable food, explaining how food has been financialized and the powerful consequences of this change.
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Farm Book

Author: Rien Poortvliet

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9780810908178

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 250

View: 4629

It is often said that Americans can be divided into two groups: those who grew up on a farm and those who wished they had. This book will give pleasure--and information--to both. Hundreds of illustrations, rendered with perception, wit, and accuracy offer a heartwarming look at life on a farm in Holland. Full color.
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Child 44

Author: Tom Rob Smith

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1847398081

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Now a major movie, directed by Daniel Espinosa and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman. For fans of Robert Harris, John Le Carre and Martin Cruz Smith comes a gripping thriller set in Moscow, 1953. Under Stalin's terrifying regime families live in fear. When the all-powerful State claims there is no such thing as crime, who dares disagree? An ambitious secret police officer, Leo Demidov has spent his career arresting anyone who steps out of line. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he uncovers evidence of a killer at large. Now, with only his wife at his side, Leo must risk both their lives to save the lives of others. Inspired by a real-life investigation, Child 44is a relentless story of love, hope and bravery in a totalitarian world. It is a thriller unlike any you have ever read.
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Eva of the Farm

Author: Dia Calhoun,Kate Slater

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442417013

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 9399

Twelve-year-old Eva writes beautiful poems on the farm in Washington State that her family has owned for generations, but when money runs out and then her baby brother gets sick, the family faces foreclosure and the way of life she loves is threatened.
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Buying the Farm

Author: Kimberly Conn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780988371804

Category: Fiction

Page: 338

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Missi Jennings has no family, with the exception of her cold, critical mother, who makes her feel like a perpetual disappointment. She muddles through life in Washington, D.C. despondent, yet unmotivated to do anything about it. When a horrific accident on a Downtown street leaves Missi shaken, numb, and wealthy beyond her wildest imagination, it also becomes a catalyst for unthinkable change, launching her on a journey to a place completely foreign to her . . . rural Mississippi. The cynical, solitary city girl must confront a lifetime of lies created by the woman she always knew to be her mother and contend with a large, loud, extended family she had no idea existed. Missi's fortitude is tested by strange new surroundings and a disinterested grandfather, but it is a child-like woman with Down syndrome, with whom Missi shares an unbreakable bond, that changes her the most. Buying the Farm is a poignant story about loss and gain, and both the joy and pain that come from being a part of a family.
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The Book of the Farm

Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-labourer, Field-worker, and Cattle-man

Author: Henry Stephens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

View: 9651

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The Farm on the Roof

What Brooklyn Grange Taught Us About Entrepreneurship, Community, and Growing a Sustainable Business

Author: Anastasia Cole Plakias

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698404114

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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The founders of Brooklyn Grange, the world’s largest green rooftop farm, share their inspirational story of changing the world through entrepreneurship. In their effort to build the world’s first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission—to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat. But their story is about more than just farming. It serves as an inspirational and instructional guide for anyone looking to start a business that is successful while making a positive impact. In The Farm on the Roof, the team behind Brooklyn Grange tell the complete story of how their “farmily” made their dream a reality. Along the way, they share valuable lessons about finding the right partners, seeking funding, expanding, and identifying potential sources of revenue without compromising your core values—lessons any socially conscious entrepreneur can apply toward his or her own venture. Filled with colorful anecdotes about the ups and downs of farming in the middle of New York City, this story is not just about rooftop farming; it’s about utilizing whatever resources you have to turn your backyard idea into a sky-high success.
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The Farm

Author: Emily McKay

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0425257800

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 420

View: 1610

In a vampire-infested world where teenagers have been imprisoned to provide food for the undead, Lily and her autistic twin, Mel, team up with a former schoolmate to make a desperate escape.
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On the Farm

Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women

Author: Stevie Cameron

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0676975852

Category: True Crime

Page: 768

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Now that the publication bans are lifted, you need Stevie Cameron to get the whole story, which includes accounts of Pickton's notoriety that police never uncovered. You need On the Farm. Covering the case of one of North America's most prolific serial killer gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story as it unfolded over many years in two British Columbia courthouses, but also to information unknown to the police - and not in the transcripts of their interviews with Pickton - such as from Pickton's long-time best friend, Lisa Yelds, and from several women who survived terrifying encounters with him. You will now learn what was behind law enforcement's refusal to believe that a serial killer was at work. Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chronicling the disappearances of drug-addicted sex trade workers from Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside. It was February 2002 before Robert William Pickton was arrested, and 2008 before he was found guilty, on six counts of second-degree murder. These counts were appealed and in 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its conclusion. The guilty verdict was upheld, and finally this unprecedented tale of true crime can be told. From the Hardcover edition.
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Down on the Farm

Author: Merrily Kutner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780823421770

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Simple rhyming text describes the sounds and activities of animals during a day on the farm.
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Welcome to the Farm

How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead

Author: Shaye Elliott

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493030426

Category: Gardening

Page: 368

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A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. From her experience running The Elliott Homestead, Shaye provides all the how-to wisdom you need to know about: The benefits of a home garden The basics of seed starting Building your own greenhouse What belongs in the winter garden Canning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques and recipes The pros and cons of caged vs. free-change chickens Keeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milk Raising animals for meat Making your own cider and wine And so much more! Welcome to the Farm is aimed to serve homesteaders and urban-farmers alike, guiding them through the beginning stages of small-area farming and utilizing whatever amount of space they have available for optimal and delicious food production.
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The Farm

Author: Hector Abad

Publisher: Archipelago

ISBN: 0914671936

Category: Fiction

Page: 375

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Closely knit Colombian siblings' internal rifts threaten to tear apart the hard-won legacy their father fought to establish against guerilla and paramilitary violence. An intimate and transgressive novel that confirms Héctor Abad as one of the great writers of Latin American literature today. Pilar, Eva, and Antonio Ángel are the last heirs of La Oculta, a farm hidden in the mountains of Colombia. The land has survived several generations. It is the landscape of their happiest memories but it is also where they have had to face the siege of violence and terror, restlessness and flight. In The Farm, Héctor Abad illuminates the vicissitudes of a family and of a people, as well as of the voices of these three siblings, recounting their loves, fears, desires, and hopes, all against a dazzling backdrop. We enter their lives at the moment when they are about to lose the paradise on which they built their dreams and their reality.
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Thomas Jefferson's Garden Book, 1766-1824

With Relevant Extracts from His Other Writings

Author: Edwin Morris Betts

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781494123833

Category:

Page: 760

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This is a new release of the original 1944 edition.
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The World of Eric Carle: Around the Farm Sound Book

Author: Mark Rader,Eric Carle

Publisher: Phoenix International Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781450805759

Category: Animal sounds

Page: 24

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The World of Eric Carle Around the Farm Sound Book has an attached 30-button audio module that enables children to connect sound to 30 unique animal illustrations by artist Eric Carle. Each button represents an animal, bird, or insect that might be found on a farm. Press the button to hear the name of the creature and a sound associated with it. The book is recommended for children ages 3 years and older.Here is the list of the animals in the book: bull, cow, goat, pig, sheep, lamb, donkey, horse, hen, turkey, chick, rooster, cat, dog, mouse, frog, duck, turtle, fish, crow, sparrow, owl, woodpecker, snake, rabbit, cricket, dragonfly, bee, butterfly, and Eric Carle's famous very hungry caterpillar. The World of Eric Carle Around the Farm Sound Book conforms to the toy safety requirements of ASTM F963-08. Three replaceable long-life AG-13 button cell batteries that power the sound module are included.
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On the Farm

Author: David Elliott,Holly Meade

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763633226

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8485

Rhyming text and woodcut and watercolor illustrations introduce the animals found on a family farm.
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The Farm in the Green Mountains

Author: Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer

Publisher: New York Review of Books

ISBN: 1681370743

Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Page: 231

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Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer and her husband, the playwright Carl Zuckmayer, lived at the heart of intellectual life in Weimar Germany, counting among their circle Stefan Zweig, Alma Mahler, and Bertolt Brecht. After Carl's work fell afoul of the Nazis, however, the couple and their two daughters were forced to flee Europe. Los Angeles didn't suit them and neither did New York, but then a chance stroll in the Vermont woods led them to Backwoods Farm, the eighteenth-century house where they would live for the next five years. In Europe, the Zuckmayers were accustomed to servants; in Vermont, they found themselves joyfully building chicken coops and refereeing fights between unruly ducks. Despite the endless work a new farm required and brutal winters that triggered bouts of melancholy, Alice discovered that in America she had found her onative land.o And her generous, surprising, and witty memoir, a bestseller in postwar Germany, has all the charm of a love story with a happy ending.
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This Life I Live

One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever

Author: Rory Feek

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 0718090128

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** Her story. His story. The love story of Joey and Rory. By inviting so many into the final months of Joey’s life as she battled cancer, Joey and Rory Feek captured hearts around the world with how they handled the diagnosis; the inspiring, simple way they chose to live; and how they loved each other every step of the way. But there is far more to the story. “My life is very ordinary,” says Rory. “On the surface, it is not very special. If you looked at it, day to day, it wouldn’t seem like much. But when you look at it in a bigger context—as part of a larger story—you start to see the magic that is on the pages of the book that is my life. And the more you look, the more you see. Or, at least, I do.” In this vulnerable book, he takes us for the first time into his own challenging life story and what it was like growing up in rural America with little money and even less family stability. This is the story of a man searching for meaning and security in a world that offered neither. And it’s the story of a man who finally gives it all to a power higher than himself and soon meets a young woman who will change his heart forever. In This Life I Live, Rory Feek helps us not only to connect more fully to his and Joey’s story but also to our own journeys. He shows what can happen when we are fully open in life’s key moments, whether when meeting our life companion or tackling an unexpected tragedy. He also gives never-before-revealed details on their life together and what he calls “the long goodbye,” the blessing of being able to know that life is going to end and taking advantage of it. Rory shows how we are all actually there already and how we can learn to live that way every day. A gifted man from nowhere and everywhere in search of something to believe in. A young woman from the Midwest with an angelic voice and deep roots that just needed a place to be planted. This is their story. Two hearts that found each other and touched millions of other hearts along the way.
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On the Farm

A Touch-and-Feel Book

Author: little bee books

Publisher: little bee books

ISBN: 9781499800142

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 12

View: 3148

A touch-and-feel board book featuring adorable baby animals and their mamas! Little ones will love ON THE FARM, a touch-and-feel book that's filled with adorable baby animals and their mamas. Babies can pet a woolly sheep, a furry dog, a silky horse, and much more! Filled with repetitive text and bright, friendly art, this book is perfect for the youngest of readers.
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