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Where the Road Ends

A Home in the Brazilian Rainforest : A Memoir
Le Breton, Binka (Book - 2010 )
Where the Road Ends


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In 1989, as their mid-life crises approached, concert pianist Binka Le Breton and her husband Robin, an agricultural economist, decided to uproot themselves from their home in Washington, D.C. and start a new life in Brazil. They embarked on an adventure that many readers only dream about--transplanting themselves in a different country and learning (often the hard way) what it takes to survive and flourish.
Authors: Le Breton, Binka
Title: Where the road ends
a home in the Brazilian rainforest : a memoir
Publisher: New York :, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: xiii, 285 p. ;,22 cm.
Contents: Where Minas begins
Home on the range
Lords of the land
Busting the broncs in Belisário
Friends and neighbors
The piano
The casa grande
A Christmas christening
The barefoot vets
Cremating the cow
The Brazilian blues
Policemen and pistoleiros
Rain it raineth every day
The tale of the telephone
Where farm and forest meet
A woman's place
Song of Limeira
Forest angels
Oxcarts and the internet.
Summary: In 1989, as their mid-life crises approached, concert pianist Binka Le Breton and her husband Robin, an agricultural economist, decided to uproot themselves from their home in Washington, D.C. and start a new life in Brazil. They embarked on an adventure that many readers only dream about--transplanting themselves in a different country and learning (often the hard way) what it takes to survive and flourish.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 9780312574055
0312574053
Branch Call Number: 981.064 LEB
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