The Horizontal World

Growing Up Wild In the Middle of Nowhere

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Debra Marquart grew up on a farm in rural North Dakota—on land her family had worked for generations. From the earliest age she knew she wanted out; surely life had more to offer than this unyielding daily grind, she thought. But she was never able to abandon it completely.

“[A] rich memoir, set in North Dakota, about growing up on and escaping from a family farm for a future that held once unheard–of opportunities as a rock musician, poet, and English teacher.” —Chicago Sun–Times

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"The author's elegant, understated sentences are as fertile as freshly tilled rows of loam."