The Bucolic Plague
How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir
Publication Date: June 2011
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What happens when two New Yorkers (one an ex-drag queen) do the unthinkable: start over, raise a herd of kids, and get a little dirty? Find out in this laugh-out-loud funny memoir from bestselling author Josh Kilmer-Purcell.
Josh Kilmer-Purcell is the bestselling author of the novel Candy Everybody Wants, and the star of Planet Green's documentary television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys. He has also written two memoirs: I Am Not Myself These Days, about his life as a drag queen in New York's underground, and The Bucolic Plague, about becoming a gentleman farmer. He and his partner, Brent Ridge, divide their time between Manhattan and the Beekman Farm. Johnny Heller has won two prestigious Audie Awards and has earned numerous Audie nominations. He has been praised for his adult, personal development, history, comedy, and children's book narrations. Named a Best Voice of 2008 and 2009, as well as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine, Johnny has earned almost twenty Golden Earphones Awards. Two of Johnny's audiobooks have been picked by AudioFile as Best Audiobook the Year, and he has won two Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Awards.
"Kilmer-Purcell fertilizes this narrative until it reeks of charm." ---The New York Times