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Monday, January 29, 2018

Book Note: Kansas History, A Journal of the Central Plains

Volume 40, Number 4 - Winter 2017-2018

We were thrilled to read the following Book Note in the most recent issue of Kansas History:

A Cow for College and Other Stories of 1950s Farm Life, by James Kenyon

"The author, an Iowa veterinarian for the past thirty-five years, grew up during the 1950s on a stock farm near Bogue in Graham County, Kansas, and offers here "all true stories from my life growing up in rural America" during a time he characterizes as "an age of innocence on the farm." Twenty-five delightful short essays follow--beginning with "A Cow for College" and including other titles such as "The Farm Dog," "Playing Baseball," and "Farm Boy's First Kiss." These stories will ring quite true and nostalgic to anyone who grew up in rural Kansas during the same era, but this delightful little volume should appeal to those of other generations as well."

Image link from the Kansas History Website

Available at Amazon, direct from Meadowlark Books, or from your favorite bookstore (ask them to order it if they do not already carry the book!)

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