Images of country life captured for extended consideration. Glimpses of everyday chores reverently preserved. The bountiful land, the architecture it spawned, and the lives of the people, animals and crops it supports.These are the subjects which have caught the eyes of talented photographers Joan and David Hagan. Sensitive to the change of seasons and appreciative of the work expended by the people who cultivate the land, the authors celebrate their feelings through pictures. The Farm, An American Living Portrait communicates their love of farms to the world at large.Hundreds of color photographs arranged geographically in 160 pages relate many heart-warming moments, beautiful landscapes, captivating personalities, and architectural details which make up farm life everywhere.