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Title The resilient farmer : weathering the challenges of life and the land / Doug Avery with Margie Thomson.
Author Avery, Doug, author (1)
Thomson, Margie, author. (2)
Publisher Penguin Random House New Zealand, Auckland
Published 2017.
ISBN 9780143770787
MARC No ocn987574081
Pages 283 pages : [8] plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes Autobiography.
National Library of New Zealand Cataloguing in Publication (CiP) record. "'I had a destroyed farm, a destroyed bank account and destroyed hopes. I couldn't afford to move, so I decided to make good of what I had.' And so begins Doug Avery's story of emotional resilience in the face of what at times seemed a hopeless situation. The Marlborough-based farmer suffered terribly during eight years of drought. His farm was depleted and so was he. Although he didn't realise it at the time, Doug had severe depression. His story, he says, is common to many in the rural sector who soldier on in isolation, slipping further and further into debt, depression and desperation. In addition to providing people with..."
Subject Avery, Doug. (1)
Farmers New Zealand Biography. (9)
Depression, Mental New Zealand. (1)
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Holdings Kaiwaka Lib New Zealand Non Fiction Z630. 92 AVE

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