Novella Carpenter Reflects on Her Elusive Dad, Counterculture Roots in 'Gone Feral'

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Novella Carpenter is known for championing urban farming, and for writing about her experiences growing food and raising livestock in West Oakland. But in her latest memoir, Carpenter follows the trail of her missing father, a back-to-land believer who left when she was young. Carpenter joins us to talk about paternity, discovery and the difficult process of reunification.


Novella Carpenter, journalist, urban farmer and author of "Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Through the Wild"