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Author Connell, John, 1986- author.

Title The farmer's son : calving season on a family farm / John Connell.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-1  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B CONNELL, JOHN    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Biography - NSRY-11  B CONNELL, JOHN    AVAILABLE
 Silvis PL Adult Non-Fiction - SVPG-1  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  630.9415 CON    DUE 10-18-23
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Adult Non Fiction - TRBB-2  630.9415 CON    DUE 10-04-23
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  630.9415 CON    AVAILABLE
Edition First US edition.
Description 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note First published, titled "The cow book : a story of life on an Irish family farm", in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2018.
Summary "For fans of The Shepherd's Life, a poignant memoir -- and #1 Irish bestseller -- about a wayward son's return home to his family's farm, and how he found a new beginning in an age-old world Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until, one winter, after more than a decade away, he finds himself back on the farm. Connell records the hypnotic rhythm of the farming day -- cleaning the barns, caring for the herd, tending to sickly lambs, helping the cows give birth. Alongside the routine events, there are the unforeseen moments when things go wrong: when a calf fails to thrive, when a sheep goes missing, when illness breaks out, when an argument between father and son erupts and things are said that cannot be unsaid. The Farmer's Son is the story of a calving season, and the story of a man who emerges from depression to find hope in the place he least expected to find it. It is the story of Connell's life as a farmer, and of his relationship with the community of County Longford, with his faith, with the animals he tends, and, above all, with his father." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Connell, John, 1986-
Farm life -- Ireland -- Biography.
Cattle -- Parturition -- Ireland -- Anecdotes.
Cattle -- Breeding -- Ireland -- Anecdotes.
Calves -- Ireland -- Anecdotes.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Dysfunctional Families.
NATURE / Animals / General.
Calves. (OCoLC)fst00844558
Cattle -- Breeding. (OCoLC)fst00849471
Cattle -- Parturition. (OCoLC)fst00849641
Farm life. (OCoLC)fst00921052
Ireland. (OCoLC)fst01205427
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Title Cow book
ISBN 9781328577993 (hardcover)
1328577996 (hardcover)

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