The Resource Watch with me : and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch, Wendell Berry, (ebook)

Watch with me : and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch, Wendell Berry, (ebook)

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Watch with me : and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch
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Watch with me
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and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch
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Wendell Berry
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Language
eng
Summary
Never has Wendell Berry seemingly had so much fun as he does in spinning the tall tales of Ptolemy Proudfoot, "a member of a large clan of large people." Tol Proudfoot is a farmer, a longtime bachelor at war with his clothes. The challenge of arriving in presentable fashion at the harvest festival in order to court Miss Minnie, Port William's schoolmarm, is an epic battle. But Miss Minnie is delighted to have "Mr. Proudfoot" bid on her cake at the bake auction for a princely sum, and pleased to have him see her home. Rich in humor and wisdom, each of these stories highlights the comic and poignant ways in which Port William's denizens cope with the intrusions of the twentieth century into their idyllic, agrarian world
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1934-
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Berry, Wendell
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Kentucky
  • City and town life
  • Farm life
  • Farmers
Target audience
adult
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Watch with me : and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch, Wendell Berry, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619028418
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11995123
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remote
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11995123
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MWT11995123
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Watch with me : and six other stories of the yet-remembered Ptolemy Proudfoot and his wife, Miss Minnie, née Quinch, Wendell Berry, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619028418
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11995123
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11995123
System control number
MWT11995123
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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