The story of a farm and its people
Written by Ben Logan and read by Paul Fairchild, “Foreword” for 25th Anniversary Edition written and read by Paul Zimmer
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First published in 1975 by Viking Press, 25th Anniversary Edition published in 2000 by North Word Press, Eighth edition with “Afterword” published in 2006 by Itchy Cat Press.
“This is a story about a farm and its people, of a hilltop world in the 1930’s in southwestern Wisconsin. Ben Logan grew up on a farm with his three brothers, father, mother, and hired hand Lyle—’the fifth Logan boy’—and marked the seasons by the demands of the land. The boys discussed and argued and joked over the events around their hilltop farm, testing each other and themselves as they learned the lessons of the farm and growing up.”
(From the inside cover of the eighth edition of The Land Remembers published by Itchy Cat Press in 2006.)