Th is book describes the authoras childhood growing up on a farm, living with four generations of family including his sister, parents, grandparents, and great grandparents. The author describes many varied experiences, from helping his 90 year-old great grandmother churn butter the old-fashioned way to helping his grandfather feed the pigs and other animals on the farm. He writes about his interactions with many of the other people who lived in the same community, and some of the naughty things he and his friends did such as raiding apple orchards. This book gives the reader a clear idea of how life was on a farm in rural Quebec in the 1950s.I also loved blueberry jam but we didna#39;t have any blueberries on our farm. The year that we moved to the mining town of Murdochville up in the mountains we were very close to some excellent blueberry patches. After dad got off work and weanbsp;...
|Author||:||Bryan De Vouge|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2010-03-29|