​Reviews for On Brassard's Farm

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Hecht's smooth prose is punctuated with keen observations of both humanity and the natural world. [On Brassard's Farm] is a beautifully written homage to a vanishing way of life and a moving story of love and connection.

           -- Library Journal (starred review) 

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Daniel Hecht's story made me fall in love . . . In times of darkness, a story like this gives light, and strength, and hope.

          -- Laurie R. King, New York Times bestselling author of

             The Beekeeper's Apprentice and 25 other novels.

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A wondrous, unique love story . . . There is backbreaking labor, beauty, tragedy, and joy in this story of starting life again.
            -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Congratulationsto James McNamara on the premiere of his marvelous film, A Natural History of VermontThe videography is breathtaking, James' love of our planet and state is obvious in every frame, and the soundtrack is perfect. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/241322797




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​​"Former musician Daniel Hecht has brought a welcome artistry to his new field . . .  He is a writer for those who demand texture, intriguing information, and a provocative thesis along with their thrills."     -  Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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