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After years of struggling to eke out a living in the city of Philadelphia, through all types of financial turmoil, Edmund Morris finally achieved his life-long dream of owning a farm in the country. During this era railroads were beginning to tie the country together, it was becoming possible for farmers to earn a living shipping fresh produce to distant cities within one day of harvest. This changed everything for the farmers, and Edmund knew he could make 10 acres enough to support his large family. His wife stood by his side and was essential to his success, and he is not remiss in giving her the credit she deserves. With wit and humor, and an abundance of thorough details, Morris describes his adventures while achieving his lifelong dream, and encourages folks to follow his example. He makes it clear that with hard work, intelligence and a willingness to change with the times, owning rural property can be both enjoyable and profitable.