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Flat broke with two goats: a memoir

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Grouped Work ID922c9481-d8a0-0013-09fd-0f86884598e3
Grouping Titleflat broke with two goats
Grouping Authorjennifer mcgaha
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-10-18 05:22:48AM
Last Indexed2021-10-18 05:40:06AM
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When life gets your goat, bring in the herd

Jennifer McGaha never expected to own a goat named Merle. Or to be setting Merle up on dates and naming his doeling Merlene. She didn't expect to be buying organic yogurt for her chickens. She never thought she would be pulling camouflage carpet off her ceiling or rescuing opossums from her barn and calling it "date night." Most importantly, Jennifer never thought she would only have $4.57 in her bank account.

When Jennifer discovered that she and her husband owed back taxes—a lot of back taxes—her world changed. Now desperate to save money, they foreclosed on their beloved suburban home and moved their family to a one-hundred-year-old cabin in a North Carolina holler. Soon enough, Jennifer's life began to more closely resemble her Appalachian ancestors than her upper-middle-class upbringing. But what started as a last-ditch effort to settle debts became a journey that revealed both the joys and challenges of living close to the land.

Told with bold wit, unflinching honesty, and a firm foot in the traditions of Appalachia, Flat Broke with Two Goats blends stories of homesteading with the journey of two people rediscovering the true meaning of home.

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Farmers -- Appalachian Region -- Biography
McGaha, Jennifer
title_displayFlat broke with two goats : a memoir
title_fullFlat Broke with Two Goats A Memoir
Flat broke with two goats : a memoir / Jennifer McGaha
title_shortFlat broke with two goats
title_suba memoir
Biography & Autobiography
McGaha, Jennifer