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Author Hulse, Dean.

Title Westhope : life as a former farm boy / Dean Hulse
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 147 pages)
Contents Introduction; Main Street; The Barn; Big Boy Flies Solo Early; Touches Down Eventually (He Hopes); Haunted; An Agrarian Gift; Avon Calling; It Takes an Appetite; A Witness on the Home Front; A Genetic Propensity for Populism; Rocks Taking Root; The Past Is Close Behind; Acknowledgments
Summary Growing up in Westhope, North Dakota, during the 1960s and 1970s, Dean Hulse was surrounded by a thriving agricultural community. Family farms were the backbone of the local economy, and the small businesses lining the town's main street provided the essentials of daily life. Since that time the small towns of the Great Northern Plains have witnessed severe economic decline as family farms have gradually been replaced by industrial agriculture. In Westhope: Life as a Former Farm Boy, Hulse recalls his idyllic childhood and adolescence in a small town that will look and feel familiar to many an
Subject Hulse, Dean -- Childhood and youth.
Hulse, Dean -- Family.
Hulse, Dean.
Farm life -- North Dakota -- Westhope.
Westhope (N.D.) -- Biography.
Westhope (N.D.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008053980
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