Journal of A Country Gentleman

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781552128916: Journal of A Country Gentleman

Selected stories and images about country living, homesteading and the hobby farm.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Richard S. Raffauf, Sr. was born in Bridgeport, CT Dec 26, 1920 and lived in the city for about 12 years when his family moved to the suburbs. He always enjoyed his visits to the farm owned by family friends while he was growing up. He knew that when he was able, he would own land himself and eventually acquired the present 18-acre property in rural Berks County, PA where these observations and stories originate. Mr. Raffauf attended the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance in Philadelphia PA. He held positions in cost accounting for several firms in and around the Reading, PA area during his working career including Fairy Silk Mill, Reading Tube Corporation and Gilbert Associates, Inc. During World War II, he spent three and a half years in the Army in the Pacific Theater, going all the way into Japan. Married to his sweetheart, Joan, in 1940 they raised two children, a daughter, Sue, and a son, Richard Jr. Sadly, Joan passed away in 1991 leaving a great void in Richard's life. Mr. Raffauf started his own business, Industrial Consortium, Inc., in 1971 and is still active in its operations today as President. Richard Jr. oversees the daily work as Vice President. Industrial Consortium manufactures probes for automatic blood analysis equipment, critical parts for military applications under government contracts and various other small parts. Mr. Raffauf's writing career has blossomed later in life and that bloom brings us the Journal of a Country Gentleman. Originally started as a family e-mail newsletter to share with those nearest him his joy and wonder of the country lifestyle and of the various creatures with which he shares space, the mailing list soon grew to include many business associates and casual acquaintances too. Suggestions and encouragement from those readers resulted in this, his first, published work. The only formal training in writing Mr. Raffauf has is a course in writing for c

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Richard S. Raffauf Sr.
Published by Trafford Publishing (2001)
ISBN 10: 1552128911 ISBN 13: 9781552128916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1552128911

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Richard Raffauf
Published by Trafford on Demand Pub (2001)
ISBN 10: 1552128911 ISBN 13: 9781552128916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Trafford on Demand Pub, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 163 pages. 10.60x8.30x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk1552128911

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.91
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Richard S. Raffauf Sr.
Published by Trafford Publishing (2001)
ISBN 10: 1552128911 ISBN 13: 9781552128916
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1552128911

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds