Title

Chores

Campus Units

English

Document Type

Creative Writing

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

2007

Journal or Book Title

The Best Creative Nonfiction

Volume

1

First Page

44

Last Page

52

Abstract

There is a gravel road about a quarter-mile long leading out of my parents' farm in North Dakota that leads to another gravel road about a half-mile long, which eventually meets up with Highway 3, the two-lane blacktop that runs through my hometown. When I was a kid, I sat for hours in my brother's bedroom facing the highway, and I kept a running tally of how many cars and trucks passed our farm...

Comments

Originally published as “Chores.” The Best Creative Nonfiction, Vol. 1. Ed. Lee Gutkind. Norton: New York, 2007. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

Debra Marquart

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Nonfiction Commons

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