Book synopsis

You can escape the city. But problems always find you.

Writer Eugene Havens chronicles his move to small-town America. The big city is second nature to Havens. Rural living is completely unknown. Over five years, Eugene Havens and his family find surprising hardships and unexpected pleasures.

Recently Rural is about leaving everything you know for the last place on earth you expected to be. Moving to an unfamiliar locale raises a vital question. Are you who you are because of where you live?

About the author

Eugene Havens worked as a media writer in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco for over twenty years. He holds a master’s degree in fiction writing and is the author of Marble on a Table: A Novel. He lives in southern Oregon with his wife and four children.