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Cottage for Sale, Must Be Moved: A Woman Moves a House to Make a Home

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When Kate Whouley saw the classified ad for an abandoned vacation cottage, she began to dream. Transport the cottage through four Cape Cod towns. Attach it to my three-room house. Create more space for my work and life. Smart, single, and self-employed, Kate was used to fending for herself. But she wasnt prepared for half the surprises, complications, and self-discoveries of her house-moving adventure.

Supported by friends and family, and egged on by Egypt, her bossy gray cat, Kate encountered a parade of town officials, a small convoy of State Police, and an eccentric band of house-movers, carpenters, and tradesmen. She found herself dancing on the edge of the gender divide-infatuated with trucks, cranes, tools, construction terms, and a dreamy mason who teaches her the history of concrete.

Sketched with a deft hand and told with an open heart, Cottage for Sale is a deeply personal story that captivates, inspires, and delights. In one remarkable year, Kate moved a cottage and created a home. Once you cross the threshold, youll never want to leave.

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One woman's quirky, captivating memoir finds her transporting a vacation cottage 25 miles to attach it to her tiny house on Cape Cod, and encountering surprises, complications, and self-discoveries along the way.

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ISBN:
9780345480187
Author:
Whouley, Kate
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1/8 PAGE BandW INSERT
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.10x5.26x.74 in. .54 lbs.

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