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A happy series of accidents and a doughnut-laden escape upstate take Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his partner, Brent Ridge, to the doorstep of the magnificent (and fabulously for sale) Beekman Mansion. And so begins their transformation from uptight urbanites into the 200-year-old-mansion-owning Beekman Boys. Suddenly Josh---a full-time New Yorker with a successful advertising career---and Brent find themselves weekend farmers, surrounded by nature's bounty and an eclectic cast: roosters who double as a wedding cover band; Bubbly, the bionic cat; and a herd of goats, courtesy of their new caretaker, Farmer John.

The Bucolic Plague is a tart and sweet, touching and laugh-out-loud funny story about goats, mud, homemade soap, approaching middle age, and finding new depths of love and commitment wherever you live.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Andrea | 6/23/2011

    " Loved this book- funny, poignant, and inspiring. Good for anyone who loves gays and/or goats. :-) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dora | 6/15/2011

    " Hilarious and quite wise, as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Leslie | 6/2/2011

    " First off, I love the show and fantasize about having a historic farm. Secondly I think josh is the bomb. The book is a fun, interesting, entertaining and candid telling of two nyc men buying a farm upstate and trying to make a go of it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kelly | 6/1/2011

    " Was a fun fast read. Good summer book. "

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About the Author
Author Josh Kilmer-Purcell

Josh Kilmer-Purcell is the bestselling author of the memoir I Am Not Myself These Days and the novel Candy Everybody Wants, and the star of Planet Green’s documentary television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys. He and his partner, Brent Ridge, divide their time between Manhattan and the Beekman Farm.