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Author McNeill, Louise.

Title The milkweed ladies / Louise McNeill
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1988


Description 1 online resource (xii, 122 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgments; A Patch of Earth; G.D.'s Sea Chest; Granny Fanny's Thorn Broom Handle; The Door Peg; Green-up Time; Apple Butter Red; Neighborhood Ways; Signs and Portents; Over Bonnie; The Coming of the Roads; Night at the Commodore
Summary The Milkweed Ladies the memoirs of poet Louise McNeill, is written our deep affection for and intimate knowledge of the lives of rural people and the rhythms of the natural world. It is a personal account of the farm in southern West Virginia where her family has lived for nine generations. Born in 1911, McNeill tells the story of her own growing years on the farm through the circadian rhythms of rural life. She presents the farm itself, "its level fields, its fence row, and hilly pastures ... some two hundred acres of trees and bluegrass, running water, and the winding, dusty paths that
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Subject McNeill, Louise -- Childhood and youth
SUBJECT McNeill, Louise fast
Subject Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Farm life -- West Virginia
Childhood and youth of a person
Farm life
Manners and customs
Poets, American
SUBJECT West Virginia -- Social life and customs
Subject West Virginia
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822979777