Author writes about life down on the farm
Broadcast: Midmorning, 05/05/2009, 10:06 a.m.
If you dream about leaving the big city and returning to the land, listen first to Michael Perry. He's a writer who found farming -- even on a small scale -- a challenge. But it also gave him a chance to better understand his own rural childhood.
- Michael Perry: Author of "COOP: A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and Parenting." He's also the author of "Truck: A Love Story" and "Population 485." He lives in New Auburn, Wis.