Bootstrapper

Bootstrapper

From Broke to Badass on A Northern Michigan Farm

Book - 2013
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"[A] memoir of a mother who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account and, with the help of her three young sons, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure, and reclaims her life on to what matters most"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307596918
0307596915
9780307743589
0307743586
Characteristics: 257 pages ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Boot-strapper

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Separated from her soon to be ex-husband, Link is suddenly living the life of a homesteader. Through adversities and tight finances, and with humor and biting wit, Link chronicles her struggle to provide for her 3 sons and hang on to her small farm. The realities of living off the land require de... Read More »


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claireswazey
Sep 22, 2013

As memoirs go, this was one pretty good. Vividly described a down on their luck family trying to make it on very little money, on their farmette. However, this writer does tend to leave huge details out of anecdotes/stories and to do a fast forward type thing. Made it a bit disjointed at times, but overall I enjoyed it.

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