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10:05 am
Wed May 2, 2012

'Rurally Screwed': On Finding An Honest Life Away From The City

Jessie Knadler, her husband Jake (a veteran of the Army Reserves who recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan), and their daughter June.
Penguin

Jessie Knadler is the thirty-something author of Rurally Screwed: My Life Off The Grid With the Cowboy I Love (Berkley Hardcover).

I like her immediately as she strides in the door at WMRA, the Shenandoah Valley public radio station that kindly employs me. There she is, short and slight as two seconds; still got this big-city, offhand glamour and presence going six years out of Manhattan. She's "bring 'em on" without any silly bravado.

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