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Bean Blossom Dreams, With a New Afterword: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life

Bean Blossom Dreams, With a New Afterword: A City Family's Search for a Simple Country Life (Paperback)

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Sallyann J. Murphey and her husband did what a lot of us have dreamt of but never quite built up the courage to do. In 1990, Murphey, who was a successful BBC producer, and her husband, Greg, a commercial photographer, left their high stress, hectic life in Chicago and moved to a dilapidated 40-plus-acre farm in Brown County, Indiana, hoping to raise their daughter in a more natural and less stressful environment. In Bean Blossom Dreams, Murphey warmly and humorously details life on the family's farm. Though Brown County might not offer the idyllic country life they were expecting, Sallyann and Greg have realized through trial and error, laughter and tears, that they made the right decision to relocate. A delightful fish-out-of-water story!

BiographyMemoirsBiographyTrue storiesNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingSmallholdingsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsThe countryside, country lifePhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsRural communities Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 06/03/2008 ISBN-13: 9780253219879  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sallyann J. Murphey began her career as a producer for the British Broadcasting Corporation. She has worked as an investigative journalist for a number of publications, including IPC Magazines, the Daily Mail, the London Observer, The Chicago Times Magazine, and The Utne Reader. Murphey is now the high school history, government, and media studies teacher at Harmony School in Bloomington, Indiana, where she is also the high school coordinator. She lives in Brown County, Indiana.

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