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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
Published: 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
Statement of Responsibility: by Binka Le Breton
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Nature Effect of human beings on Amazon River Region. Rural development Environmental aspects Amazon River Region. Le Breton, Binka. Le Breton, Robin. Conservationists Biography. Amazon River Region Social conditions. Amazon River Region Economic conditions.
Topical Term: Nature
Rural development
Conservationists
LCCN: 2009047616
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