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Sugarhouse : Turning The Neighborhood Crack House Into Our Home Sweet Home

An improbably funny account of how the purchase and restoration of a disaster of a fixer-upper saves a young marriage When a season of ludicrous loss tests the mettle of their marriage, Matthew Batt and his wife decide not to call it quits. They set their sights instead on the purchase of a dilapidated house in the Sugarhouse section of Salt Lake City. With no homesteading experience and a full-blown quarter-life crisis on their hands, these perpetual grad students/waiters/nonprofiteers decide to seek salvation through renovation, and do all they can to turn a former crack house into a home. Dizzy with despair, doubt, and the side effects of using the rough equivalent of napalm to detoxify their house, they enter into full-fledged adulthood with power tools in hand. Heartfelt and joyous, Sugarhouse is the story of how one couple conquers adversity and creates an addition to their family, as well as their home.*This Book May Have Remainder Mark & Deckle Edges*

Product Overview
ISBN 9780547634531
Categories BX, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Personal Development, Reference, Whateversary
Author(s) Matthew Batt
Publisher Mariner
Pages 258
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.6cm x 1.9cm x 20.3cm
Weight 0.28 kg
Notes The book images and summary displayed may be of a different edition or binding of the same title.

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