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farm hands

Posted: December 13 2010

a new book by Tom Rivers. apparently New York Assemblyman Steve Hawley purchased and distributed a copy of Farm Hands to all 212 state legislators in New York.

Batavia, N.Y. newspaper reporter Tom Rivers wrote a first-person series about farm work in 2008 that won state and national awards. Now the series, with more background and other information, is compiled in this newly released book, Farm Hands: Hard work and hard lessons from Western New York fields. The 168-page book includes 101 pictures. Some of them were not published in the newspaper.  available on amazon.com and from lots of local NY booksellers.
red hook, new york