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This book has been in print for over 70 years, so perhaps it's worth your while.
Roger Angell of The New Yorker, and stepson of EB White writes:
"...the book has always had the heft, the light usefulness, of a bushel basket, carrying a raking of daily or seasonal notions, and, on the next short trip, the heavier burden of and idea. (The image owes much to White himself, whose remembered easy, unstriding walk across a pasture or down the shore road of his Maine farm remains unique, as does his touch with the homely utensils of prose.) Strewn with errands and asterisks, farming tips and changes of weather, notes on animals and neighbors and statesmen, One Man's Meat is too personal for an almanac, too sophisticated for a domestic history, too funny and self-doubting for a literary journal. Perhaps it's a prime: a countryman's lessons that convey, at each reading, a sense of early morning clarity and possibility."

by E.B. White
279 pp., softcover

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