My Cart My Cart (0)
$5 off coupon in-store only. Unsubscribe at any time.
Homestead: A Memoir

Homestead: A Memoir

Whitaker House 2014

Retail: $15.99
Save 12% ($1.92)

Look for Similar Products by Subject:
Inspirational Motivation Biography/Autobiography
Free Shipping on All Orders $69 and Over
Buy Online
Retail: $15.99
Save 12% ($1.92)
Online Stock: 343

Product Description

Joining her husband in the fight to create a home out of

a rugged stretch of sagebrush, rattlesnakes, and sand

in Eastern Oregon, Jane Kirkpatrick uneasily relinquishes

the security of a professional career; the convenience of

electricity, running water, and a phone line; and, perhaps

most daunting, the pleasures of sporting a professional

manicure. But the pull of the land is irresistible, and the

couple dreams of gathering their first harvest from a yetto-

be-planted vineyard.

Rather than the simple life they had envisioned, Jane

and Jerry find themselves confronting flood and fire,

government bureaucracies, and runaway calves, among

other disheartening setbacks. Jane frequently questions

the sanity of pioneering in this remote area, known as

Starvation Point, and she fights against panic with each

trip they make down the seven-mile, boulder-strewn,

rut-carved "driveway" she calls "the reptile road," which

threatens to spill them into the ravine with every lurch of

the truck.

But as

More Product Information

  • Publisher: Whitaker House
  • ISBN: 1629110051
  • ISBN-13: 9781629110059
  • SKU: 9781629110059
  • Release Date: February 4, 2014
  • Language: English
  • Height: 1.10 inches
  • Width: 5.50 inches
  • Length: 8.40 inches
  • Weight: 0.75 pounds

About the Author

Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick is the New York Times and CBA bestselling author of more than twenty-five books, including A Sweetness to the Soul, which won the coveted Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage Center. Her works have been finalists for the Christy Award, Spur Award, Oregon Book Award, and Reader's Choice awards, and have won the WILLA Literary Award and Carol Award for Historical Fiction. Many of her titles have been Book of the Month and Literary Guild selections. You can also read her work in more than fifty publications, including Decision, Private Pilot, and Daily Guideposts. Jane lives in Central Oregon with her husband, Jerry.

Related Products

One More River to CrossAdd to Cart
One More River to Cross
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.07 Reg. $15.99
Something Worth DoingAdd to Cart
Something Worth Doing
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.07 Reg. $15.99
Love to Water My SoulOut of Stock
Love to Water My Soul
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $13.19 Reg. $14.99
Every Fixed StarOut of Stock
Every Fixed Star
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.08 Reg. $16.00
All She Left BehindAdd to Cart
All She Left Behind
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.07 Reg. $15.99
Hold Tight the ThreadOut of Stock
Hold Tight the Thread
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $15.83 Reg. $17.99
A Clearing in the WildOut of Stock
A Clearing in the Wild
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.07 Reg. $15.99
A Mending at the EdgeOut of Stock
A Mending at the Edge
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $14.07 Reg. $15.99
Where Lilacs Still BloomAdd to Cart
Where Lilacs Still Bloom
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $13.19 Reg. $14.99
A Name of Her OwnOut of Stock
A Name of Her Own
Kirkpatrick, Jane
Only $13.19 Reg. $14.99