A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and ParentingBook - 2009
The author of Truck: A Love Story recounts his haphazard forays into farm life and parenthood, an effort marked by his Christian fundamentalist upbringing, his wife's decision to give birth at home, the death of a close friend, and a pair of backside-biting pigs.
"Beneath the flannel surface of this deer-hunting, truck-loving Badger is the soul of a poet."
You'll find in this book a slender silver cord of smart contemplation about meaning and purpose."
—Minneapolis Star Tribune
"He's the real thing."
Recounts the author's haphazard adventures in farm life and parenthood, including his wife's decision to give birth at home, the death of a close friend, and a pair of backside-biting pigs.
In over his head with two pigs, a dozen chickens, and a baby due any minute, Perry gives us a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country.