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Batting rocks over the barn : an Iowa farm boy's odyssey

Author: Lawn Griffiths
Publisher: [Bloomington, Indiana] : Xlibris, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"The rhythm of rural life during the 1950s and 1960s come alive through the eyes of a Grundy County, Iowa, boy who grew up to become a newspaper journalist and farm editor. An idle pastime of batting rocks over the barn or his experiences in a one-room country school or a third-grade debate over whose fathers had the best brand of farm tractors are told in this eclectic collection of some of Lawn Grffiiths' most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lawn Griffiths
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawn Griffiths
ISBN: 9781503572843 1503572846 9781503572836 1503572838
OCLC Number: 910859083
Description: xi, 136 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lawn Griffiths.

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"The rhythm of rural life during the 1950s and 1960s come alive through the eyes of a Grundy County, Iowa, boy who grew up to become a newspaper journalist and farm editor. An idle pastime of batting rocks over the barn or his experiences in a one-room country school or a third-grade debate over whose fathers had the best brand of farm tractors are told in this eclectic collection of some of Lawn Grffiiths' most popular 'Rural at Random' weekly farm columns in the Waterloo Courier during the 1970s."--Back cover.

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