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The Bucolic Plague

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The Bucolic Plague

How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir

By Josh Kilmer-Purcel; Johnny Heller (Narrated by)

Tantor Media Inc, Compact Disc, 9781452633114

Publication Date: June 22, 2011

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Description
A happy series of accidents and a doughnut-laden escape upstate take Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his partner, Brent Ridge, to the doorstep of the magnificent (and fabulously for sale) Beekman Mansion. And so begins their transformation from uptight urbanites into the two-hundred-year-old-mansion-owning Beekman Boys. Suddenly Josh-a full-time New Yorker with a successful advertising career-and Brent find themselves weekend farmers, surrounded by nature's bounty and an eclectic cast: roosters who double as a wedding cover band; Bubbly, the bionic cat; and a herd of goats, courtesy of their new caretaker, Farmer John. The Bucolic Plague is a tart and sweet, touching and laugh-out-loud funny story about goats, mud, homemade soap, approaching middle age, and finding new depths of love and commitment wherever you live.


About the Author
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."

Johnny Heller has won two prestigious Audie Awards, earned numerous Audie nominations, and was named one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by "AudioFile" magazine.


Praise For The Bucolic Plague

"Kilmer-Purcell fertilizes this narrative until it reeks of charm." ---The New York Times

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