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The award-winning, true story of two city newlyweds in a rundown rural farm with twenty-eight quirky rescue horses, twelve cats, ten dogs, and four kids. What could possibly go wrong?

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The award-winning, humorous true story of an animal-phobic, city robotics engineer who learns too late that his new bride's dream is to have a farm where she can rescue ex-racehorses. When the newlyweds take a Meyers-Briggs Personality Test for fun, they discover their marriage is doomed. There is only one problem: they took the test after the wedding. So whether he's chasing a cow named Pork Chop through the woods, getting locked in a tack room by the family pony, being snubbed by his wife's favorite dog, or unsuccessfully trying to modernize their barn using the latest technology, the odds are already stacked against him. It seems like everything on four legs is out to get him. Will the animals prove Meyers-Briggs right? Will he admit defeat, or will he fight to keep his family and the farm together?

"A witty memoir reminding us that the best lessons in life are beyond the edge of one's comfort zone, and can only be towed there by the heartstrings." -Jean Abernethy, creator of Fergus the Horse

"This tale is a 'must read' for animal lovers. But even for the reader who prefers humans, it quickly becomes a page turner." -Maralys Wills, author of Higher Than Eagles

" . . . a perfectly delightful book that was impossible to put down." -Reader's Favorite

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

Author Bradford Smith, Lynn Raven, Nancy Raven Smith

Narrated by Peter Berkrot

Publication date Feb 12, 2019

Running time 7 hrs 9 min

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