Our Regional Libraries are now open for Express Visits! Know before you go.
And we still offer contactless pickup and return with Books on the Go!

The East Regional Library will remain closed today (1/25) due to two positive COVID cases among library staff. We will use this time for cleaning and ensuring the rest of the staff is well. We will provide updates on reopening when more information is available.

Some notices were not sent. Check your account for due dates (but we are still fine free)!

Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(3)
4 star
 
(4)
3 star
 
(2)
2 star
 
(2)
1 star
 
(3)
Status:
Available from OverDrive
More Details
Published:
Sourcebooks 2018
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Street Date:
01/23/2018
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781492655398
ASIN:
B0748MZ7VZ
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection1513
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Jennifer McGaha. (2018). Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir. Sourcebooks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jennifer McGaha. 2018. Flat Broke With Two Goats: A Memoir. Sourcebooks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jennifer McGaha, Flat Broke With Two Goats: A Memoir. Sourcebooks, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Jennifer McGaha. Flat Broke With Two Goats: A Memoir. Sourcebooks, 2018. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
922c9481-d8a0-0013-09fd-0f86884598e3
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jan 24, 2018 10:17:48
Date Updated:
Dec 08, 2020 20:51:11
Last Metadata Check:
Jan 24, 2021 12:16:27
Last Metadata Change:
Jan 24, 2021 06:51:51
Last Availability Check:
Jan 24, 2021 12:16:28
Last Availability Change:
Jan 24, 2021 12:16:28
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Jan 25, 2021 07:30:37

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0174-1/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0174-1/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0174-1/D3F/BAF/95/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0174-1/D3F/BAF/95/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781492655398
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0748MZ7VZ
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781492655398
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Jennifer McGaha
title
Flat Broke with Two Goats
dateAdded
2018-01-24T08:58:00-05:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=3594670
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
Flat Broke with Two Goats A Memoir
crossRefId
3594670
subtitle
A Memoir
id
d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4
starRating
3.5

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0174-1/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0174-1/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0174-1/D3F/BAF/95/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0174-1/D3F/BAF/95/{D3FBAF95-5F4F-42B2-B6A0-A1243A6B7AC4}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: FlatBrokewithTwoGoatsAMemoir9781492655398
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 1249754
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781492655398
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: -1
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 1
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 01/23/2018
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: FlatBrokewithTwoGoatsAMemoir9781492655398
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0748MZ7VZ
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 01/23/2018
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: FlatBrokewithTwoGoatsAMemoir9781492655398
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 1249754
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781492655398
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 01/23/2018
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
keywords
      • value: Farm life
      • value: engaging
      • value: starting over
      • value: Appalachia
      • value: philosophy
      • value: Dramatic
      • value: rural stories
      • value: Personal Memoir
      • value: Literary
      • value: heartfelt
      • value: true happiness
      • value: reinventing yourself
      • value: life struggle
      • value: Appalachian life
      • value: biographies and autobiographies
      • value: losing everything
      • value: rural tales
      • value: farms and farmers
      • value: rediscovering yourself
      • value: back taxes
      • value: city girl goes country
      • value: goats and chickens
      • value: making ends meet
      • value: stories of homesteading
      • value: true meaning of home
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: McGaha, Jennifer
      • bioText: A Pushcart Prize nominee and student at Vermont College of Fine Arts, Jennifer McGaha teaches in The Great Smokies Writing Program at UNC-Asheville. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, where her work has gained significant national attention. Visit her at www.jennifermcgaha.com
      • name: Jennifer McGaha
subjects
      • value: Biography & Autobiography
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDate
2018-01-23T00:00:00-05:00
publishDateText
01/23/2018
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription

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...

isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Flat Broke with Two Goats
fullDescription

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.

sortTitle
Flat Broke with Two Goats A Memoir
crossRefId
3594670
subtitle
A Memoir
popularity
5279
publisher
Sourcebooks
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
d3fbaf95-5f4f-42b2-b6a0-a1243a6b7ac4
starRating
3.5
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.