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The Resource Humor from the country, by storyteller and historian Jerry Apps ; photos by Steve Apps

Humor from the country, by storyteller and historian Jerry Apps ; photos by Steve Apps

Label
Humor from the country
Title
Humor from the country
Statement of responsibility
by storyteller and historian Jerry Apps ; photos by Steve Apps
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life during the early to mid-20th century is often seen as a time of backbreaking work for meager returns. Often, the strength and resiliency of family and neighbors are overlooked. The author gives insights into the lighter side of country life. Through these stories based on the author's childhood memories, enjoy life as it used to be. Includes country witticisms and advice
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Apps, Jerold W.
Dewey number
977.5/98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F587.W3
LC item number
A55 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Apps, Steve
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apps, Jerold W
  • Apps, Jerold W
  • Chain O'Lakes Region (Wis.)
  • Farm life
  • Chain O'Lakes Region (Wis.)
  • Farm life
  • Manners and customs
Label
Humor from the country, by storyteller and historian Jerry Apps ; photos by Steve Apps
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Country ways (Beyond the books ; The farmer's cap ; Rules for country kids ; By way of greeting ; City meets country) -- pt. II. Stories (Cold winter ; Norman Mueller ; Olaf and Oscar ; The Watkins man ; Nancy and the drinking cup ; Weston Coombs ; Pa's chariot ; Mad hog in a straw stack ; Cloverine salve ; Snoopy the adventurer ; Junior's shiny tractor ; Oliver Lowe ; Cellar grapes ; Billy goat Bob ; milking machine ; Felix, the barn cat ; Fireworks ;Uncle Fred and the ducks ; Floyd's woods ; Sandbars and watermelons ; Expensive lesson ; Restaurant meal ; Dietrich's laying hens ; Monster firecracker ; hardball tryouts) -- pt. II. Farm talk (A glossary)
Control code
ocm45888727
Dimensions
18 x 26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 160 pages
Isbn
9781930596009
Lccn
2001000819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45888727
Label
Humor from the country, by storyteller and historian Jerry Apps ; photos by Steve Apps
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Country ways (Beyond the books ; The farmer's cap ; Rules for country kids ; By way of greeting ; City meets country) -- pt. II. Stories (Cold winter ; Norman Mueller ; Olaf and Oscar ; The Watkins man ; Nancy and the drinking cup ; Weston Coombs ; Pa's chariot ; Mad hog in a straw stack ; Cloverine salve ; Snoopy the adventurer ; Junior's shiny tractor ; Oliver Lowe ; Cellar grapes ; Billy goat Bob ; milking machine ; Felix, the barn cat ; Fireworks ;Uncle Fred and the ducks ; Floyd's woods ; Sandbars and watermelons ; Expensive lesson ; Restaurant meal ; Dietrich's laying hens ; Monster firecracker ; hardball tryouts) -- pt. II. Farm talk (A glossary)
Control code
ocm45888727
Dimensions
18 x 26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 160 pages
Isbn
9781930596009
Lccn
2001000819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45888727

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