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By Gail L. Jenner

Colicky horses, vans high-centered in pastures, past due nights spent in barns birthing calves—the trials and tribulations of farm and ranch existence are as significant to its event as amber waves of grain and Sunday dinners on the ranch condo. Ankle excessive and Knee Deep collects jointly essays approximately classes discovered by way of ranch ladies, cowgirls, and farmers approximately what they've discovered whereas status in or stepping out of "mud, manure, and different offal" of their day after day lives at the land. This selection of interesting and inspirational voices bargains specified views on relationships, loss, love, marriage, and parenting and different common concerns. those are modern money owed of ladies suffering to maintain a life-style intact, memories of childhoods spent in open areas, and stories of overcoming obstacles—inspirational interpreting for urban dwellers and nation people, alike.

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