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Bootstrapper : from broke to badass on a northern Michigan farm / Mardi Jo Link.

Link, Mardi. (Author).

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 630.92 LIN (Text) 37521530430307 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 LIN (Text) 36803000869458 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 LINK (Text) 79361000082382 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola B LINK (Text) 33118000160452 Adult: Biography Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 LIN (Text) 33187004086001 Nonfiction - R Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 630.92 LINK (Text) 32826011985892 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO LINK (Text) 36626103457453 Adult Biographies Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 630.92 LINK (Text) 39213000666523 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B LINK, MARDI (Text) 37500003821176 Biographies Available -
Linton PL - Linton B LIN (Text) 30149000794437 Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307596918
  • ISBN: 0307596915
  • ISBN: 9781611290875
  • Physical Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: the memoir of a mother who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account and, with the help of her three young sons, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure and reclaims her life. It's the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link's dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. But when she and her husband call it quits, leaving her more broke than ever, Link makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to hang on to her northern Michigan farm and continue to raise her boys on well water and wood chopping and dirt. Armed with an unfailing sense of humor and three resolute accomplices, Link confronts blizzards and coyotes, learns about Zen divorce and the best way to butcher a hog, dominates a zucchini-growing contest and wins a year's supply of local bread, masters the art of bargain cooking, deals with rampaging poultry, and finds her way to a truly rich existence. Told with endless heart and candor, Bootstrapper is a story of motherhood and survival and self-discovery, of an indomitable woman who, against all the odds, holds on to what matters most"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Link, Mardi.
Link, Mardi > Homes and haunts > Michigan.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.

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