A traumatic event in midlife leads Richard Probert and his family to Northern Wisconsin, where he meets Archie Raasch. Together they begin a remarkable voyage of self-discovery centered on the art of working with metal and wood. Probert paints an illuminating and touching portrait of the bonds that develop and of the thrills and frustrations of craftsmanship.He questioned my desire to restore the Jeep, reminding me that the wild north woods would show no mercy. ... aYoua#39;re going to need a lot of new parts, I hope you know that. ... he was pulling my leg when he told me that I could get them at Sears, but sure enough, when I inquired, they had a catalog devoted to old Jeeps .
|Author||:||Richard Ezra Probert|
|Publisher||:||Antenna Books Inc - 2002-01-01|