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Montaigne In Barn Boots (Paperback)

Michael Perry
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Article number: BK-MIBBP

The New York Times bestselling author of Population 485, Visiting Tom, and The Jesus Cow reflects on the lessons he's learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne.

Opening paragraph:

I recently tested an electrified pig fencer by grabbing it with my bare hands. As the fibrillations dispersed, I regarded the unit now pulsing in the grass some fifteen feet distant, where it landed after I spastically flung it dumbly, then resolved to take the rest of the afternoon off and curl up with the late Michel de Montaigne's essay, "Of the Inconsistency of Our Actions."