This is one of the very shortest, but also one of the most important chapters in my story. It takes me out of my first childish youth and my herding time, and brings me to the days of my young manhood and of work filled with conscious purpose. Peter Rosegger grew up on a 19th century Austrian mountain farm but a weak constitution led him to a literary life. Even so, he was never far from his roots in the soil. This little coming of age story is found in a collection of his translated works “The Forest Farm: Tales [Read More]