"You don't have to be middle-aged, going through a divorce, or particularly interested in chickens to appreciate the humour and warmth in this unconventional story.After her separation, the promise of chickens is the only thing Catherine can think of to cheer up her daughter and soften the blow as they move from their comfortable home to a dilapidated cottage by the sea. And it works. Her daughter throws herself into chicken research and chicken care. But Catherine almost matches her daughter's zeal with her determination to make their new life work as she deals with the tasks required when keeping chickens (like building chicken coops and runs).Catherine learns to look after her chickens ...and along the way discovers a new life."
Catherine Goldhammer lives in America and looks after her daughter and their chickens in a house by the sea.