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012011022820110301 (R4)
20160222 (BBC7)
20160223 (BBC7)

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Having lived a peripatetic life, Annie Proulx decides to build a house where she can end her days. It does not quite work out that way when she falls in love with a 640 acre of remote Nature Conservancy land in Wyoming.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming. Read by Laura Brook.

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Having lived a peripatetic life, Annie Proulx decides to build a house where she can end her days.

It does not quite work out that way when she falls in love with a 640 acre of remote Nature Conservancy land in Wyoming.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming. Read by Laura Brook.

Having lived a peripatetic life, Annie Proulx decides to build a house where she can end her days. It does not quite work out that way when she falls in love with a 640 acre of remote Nature Conservancy land in Wyoming.

022011030120110302 (R4)
20160223 (BBC7)
20160224 (BBC7)

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Embarking on building her Bird Cloud house, Annie Proulx is clear on what she does not want but is less sure about what she wants. Working with an architect, the designs are full of promise but finding a builder proves almost impossible.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming. Read by Laura Brook.

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Embarking on building her Bird Cloud house, Annie Proulx is clear on what she does not want but is less sure about what she wants.

Working with an architect, the designs are full of promise but finding a builder proves almost impossible.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming.

Annie Proulx hires an architect for her new Wyoming home, and tree planting begins.

Embarking on building her Bird Cloud house, Annie Proulx is clear on what she does not want but is less sure about what she wants. Working with an architect, the designs are full of promise but finding a builder proves almost impossible.

032011030220160224 (BBC7)
20160225 (BBC7)

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Annie Proulx has still not found a builder for her Bird Cloud house until she is surprised to find one right under her nose.

And work begins.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming. Read by Laura Brook.

Annie Proulx has still not found a builder for her Bird Cloud house until she is surprised to find one right under her nose. And work begins.

042011030320160225 (BBC7)
20160226 (BBC7)

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

The build continues, Annie moves into the unfinished house and makes a terrible discovery.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming.

05 LAST2011030420160226 (BBC7)
20160227 (BBC7)

Pulitzer prize-winning writer, Annie Proulx, sets out to build her perfect home in a remote corner of Wyoming.

Proulx's first work of non-fiction in twenty years tells a personal story of designing and constructing a house in harmony with her interests, work and personality.

Living for her first year at Bird Cloud, Annie Proulx enjoys the range of bird and wildlife that inhabits her property.

But it becomes clear that the remoteness and the snow will force her to reassess her dream.

Read by Laura Brook

Abridged by Elizabeth Reeder

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming.

Annie Proulx sets out to build her dream house in remote Wyoming. Read by Laura Brook.

Living for her first year at Bird Cloud, Annie Proulx enjoys the range of bird and wildlife that inhabits her property. But it becomes clear that the remoteness and the snow will force her to reassess her dream.