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Macleans Magazine (Canada) - Wednesday, September 28, 2011
"...a stunning memoir with page-turner pace... ...marvellously Gothic book... The memoir is a gripping account of divided loyalties, the real cost of farming and the shattered people on the front lines."

Booklist - September 1, 2011
“Weir’s captivating memoir reveals dark undercurrents: environmental destruction due to wanton use of pesticides, emotional devastation due to calculated intimidation, economic degradation due to the inherent poverty of the farming life... Weir’s own story is as harrowing as they come, yet filled with an uncanny self-awareness that leads, ultimately, to redemption.”

Publishers Weekly - August 8, 2011
"...An affecting memoir... A truly disquieting tale of family dislocation and rupture..."


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