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Don't Fence Me in : Grassroots Wisdom from a Country Gal - Rachael Treasure

Don't Fence Me in

Grassroots Wisdom from a Country Gal

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Published: 1st January 2014
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In this gorgeous collection of feel-good stories, sayings and life lessons, bestselling author Rachael Treasure serves up a dose of pure positivity with a side of down-to-earth cowgirl wisdom. Accompanied by charming illustrations, these bite-sized morsels of home-grown advice will brighten the most monotonous day and leave you feeling inspired and at peace with the world. Get in touch with nature, appreciate the little things, be mindful of your surroundings and learn to love your life with this witty anthology of optimistic thinking.

About the Author

Rachael Treasure lives in southern rural Tasmania with her two young children and an extended family of Kelpies, chooks, horses, sheep and a time-share Jack Russell. She is passionate about encouraging non-readers to read, as well as inspiring farmers to consider regenerative agricultural practices. Rachael’s first novel, Jillaroo, was a bestseller and has become one of Australia’s iconic works of fiction, inspiring other country women to contribute to the genre of contemporary rural literature. She has written four other bestselling novels and two collections of short stories.

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5.0

Great read with some fun thrown in.

By bronze1983

from Mathinna Tas.

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Gift
  • Older Readers
  • Travel Reading

I just love reading this book when I need a pick-me-up. The great thing about this book is that it is written in a very down-to-earth manner and a lot of fun too. I couldn't find any bad bits.

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5.0

A Gem of a Book

By GeckoGirlReads

from Victoria, Au

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative

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    • Gift

    This is truly a 'treasure' of a book (pun intended!)

    Rachael Treasure who, to quote an incident from this book is the 'godmother' of Aussie Rural Authors, has branched out from her usual brilliant Rural Novels to impart us with some home grown, grassroots Aussie Cowgirl wisdom. Even if your not a farm girl (or even one at heart) this little gem of a book has something for everyone.

    I have to admit when I finally got a copy of this book my mum actually borrowed (stole) it off me and read it first, I had to keep telling her to stop 'spoiling' it for me by reading out tasty titbits but its just that kind of book. With everything from sustainable farming to hugging your kids (something we practice in my family!) this is the kind of book you will go back to time and again.

    This book will make a perfect present for your daughter, your mother, sister, your best friend.... yourself. Just do yourself a favour and get a copy!

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    Rachael Treasure

    Rachael Treasure lives on a sheep farm in Tasmania with her husband, John, and her children, Rosie and Charlie. Together they breed and train kelpies, border collies and waler stockhorses.

    Rachael has an exciting, ever-changing website featuring stories from her life on the farm and working-dog training information.

    Visit Rachael Treasure's Booktopia Author Page


    ISBN: 9780732299040
    ISBN-10: 0732299047
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 272
    Published: 1st January 2014
    Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
    Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 11.7  x 2.5
    Weight (kg): 0.25