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The Resource My empire of dirt : how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale, Manny Howard

My empire of dirt : how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale, Manny Howard

Label
My empire of dirt : how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale
Title
My empire of dirt
Title remainder
how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale
Statement of responsibility
Manny Howard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A full-length account based on the author's "New York" magazine cover story on the locavore movement documents how his goal of growing and surviving on a Brooklyn farm was hampered by unexpected accidents and natural disasters
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357157
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
630.9747/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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how one man turned his big-city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale
Label
My empire of dirt : how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale, Manny Howard
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
What are people for -- Next actions -- The stranger -- Founding fish -- When the going was good -- The one that got away -- The control of nature -- The good worker -- Meat rabbit -- The ramp -- The man who would be king -- The city is a crust -- Tackling daylight -- Q = (n1 + n2)!/(n1! n2!) -- Taking from trespasser -- Chicken run -- A chicken named Crazy -- Get out -- Collapse -- The price of chicken -- Rabbit season -- The voice from the whirlwind -- Yard bird -- The first supper -- The restraint of beasts -- The winter palace
Control code
ocn424555353
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 277 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416585169
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009033502
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)424555353
Label
My empire of dirt : how one man turned his big city backyard into a farm : a cautionary tale, Manny Howard
Publication
Contents
What are people for -- Next actions -- The stranger -- Founding fish -- When the going was good -- The one that got away -- The control of nature -- The good worker -- Meat rabbit -- The ramp -- The man who would be king -- The city is a crust -- Tackling daylight -- Q = (n1 + n2)!/(n1! n2!) -- Taking from trespasser -- Chicken run -- A chicken named Crazy -- Get out -- Collapse -- The price of chicken -- Rabbit season -- The voice from the whirlwind -- Yard bird -- The first supper -- The restraint of beasts -- The winter palace
Control code
ocn424555353
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 277 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416585169
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2009033502
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)424555353

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