Bootstrapper / [sound recording] / From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm Mardi Jo Link.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Schricker Main Library||BCD 630.92 LIN (Text)||30032001686366||AUDIOBOOK||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780804120715
- Physical Description: 7sound discs (ca. 8hr., 30min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York, NY] : Random House Audio, 
|General Note:|| Compact discs.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Karen White.
|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 withendless 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.
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