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8 edition of Breaking Clean found in the catalog.

Breaking Clean

by Judy Blunt

  • 191 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by ISIS Large Print Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Regional Subjects - West

  • Edition Notes

    Isis (Hardcover Large Print)

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7986691M
    ISBN 100753198223
    ISBN 109780753198223
    OCLC/WorldCa50932937

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Breaking Clean is a well written book with plenty of vivid scenes of the last American Frontier to be settled, and the end of the last pioneer families to settle our great northern plains, of hardpan and sagebrush, in big sky country, with gumbo roads that are blown over with ten foot drifts in the winter, and impassable mud swamps in spring/5(58).

Breaking Clean Breaking Clean book a haunting series of essays about Blunt's childhood and marriage in this place of stark beauty and Breaking Clean book - a place she eventually left to find her own voice and her value as a human being/5.

Breaking Clean is a well written book with plenty of vivid scenes of the last American Frontier to be settled, and the end of the last pioneer families to settle our great northern plains, of hardpan and sagebrush, in big sky country, with gumbo roads that /5(66).

Breaking Clean is a stunner, an incredible story told by a writer of unbelievable skill. Ivan Doig, author of This House of Sky One's own life into words is perhaps the most daunting geography a writer ever faces. Book Review: Breaking Clean by Judy Blunt. Told in a series of powerful interconnected essays, Blunt lays bare the experiences of growing up on Montana wheat and cattle ranches.

Born into the third generation of homesteaders, Blunt observes how ranching and agriculture is a completely male dominated world, an environment in which women are.

About Breaking Clean “A memoir with the fierce narrative force of an eastern Montana blizzard, rich in story and character, filled with the bone-chilling details of Blunt’s childhood. Book reviews. Breaking Clean Judy Blunt Review by Julie Hale. January Montana native Blunt makes a strong debut with this memoir of life on a cattle ranch during the s and '60s.

Raised in a rural area with no running water, the author was early initiated into the harsh realities of ranching, tackling chores and attending a one-room. Clean the cover of your book.

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By Judy Blunt. Knopf “As the ultimate betrayal,” she writes in the book’s first paragraph, “I have taken John’s sons.” She indeed cut the patriarchal ranching line; only later does she make clear how important it was to her that she delivered their daughter, too. Blunt’s stated desire to create different life.Breaking clean.

[Judy Blunt] -- The author describes her life in the contemporary American West and the skills she developed to survive in a man's world as she details her experiences with blizzards, prairie fires, and extreme.