This is the kind of book you can dip into on any page and mine gold.
One of the things that is so compelling about the book is the author's genuine sense of wonder and pleasure at noticing the small details of life in the natural world.
I enjoyed reading this book very much and it inspired me in my own rural adventure.
I started reading 'The Rural Life' in the New York Times and couldn't get enough. Then I discovered Verlyn Klinkenborg's books. Read morePublished 2 months ago by News1
Klinkenborg's mastery of the language entrances. His gift is to see and share masterful; observations of his sensory-laden rural life with us asphalt and concrete bound lot.Published 4 months ago by Robert J. Sullivan
Verlyn Klinkenborg is a perfect writer. I can see myself in his house and wandering around his property in the snow. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Raptor8
Perfect representation of Mr. Klinkenborg's work.
Excellent in every way — and a "pickup" treat to follow along through the seasons.
Klinkenborg is a genius with words. This is the kind of book you can dip into on any page and mine gold.Published 13 months ago by Westwood Village Reviews
It is hard to describe how beautifully this is written. Each essay takes you to a place or emotion you can hold in your heart. Read morePublished 13 months ago by D. Johnson
I found this to be fun to read. It was great and very sobering for those of you who may think this is an easy change to make.Published 16 months ago by Deni O
Verlyn Klinkenborg's work discusses his life in Rural New York and also some of his travels in the West. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Gene Bowker