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An American Child Supreme: Memoirs of a Liberation Ecologist (Credo)

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The author of "The Milagro Beanfield War" and "The Sterile Cuckoo" presents an impassioned memoir of his journey from child of privilege to author to activist, from self-satisfied to outward-seeking belief in "liberation ecology". Illustrations.

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The author of The Sterile Cuckoo and The Milagro Beanfield War describes his evolution from privileged post-war child to Sixties radical and novelist. Includes an essay by Scott Slovic and a bibliography of Nichols' books, stories, articles, and recordings.
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Synopsis:

John Nichols was raised by a family as American as the Stars and Stripes. He enjoyed a top-notch private school education and at 23 wrote a best-selling novel, The Sterile Cuckoo. At that point, he considered himself “a child blessed by the culture and fated for delirious success.” However, a trip to Guatemala derailed his golden-child existence and set him on a very different path toward social and environmental activism. This book charts Nicholss rich and often tormented journey out of his sheltered middle-class life toward a belief in what he calls “liberation ecology.”

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571312532
Author:
Nichols, John
Publisher:
Milkweed Editions
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Biography-Scientists
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Credo (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4 BandW illustrations
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 8.5 oz

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John Nichols was raised by a family as American as the Stars and Stripes. He enjoyed a top-notch private school education and at 23 wrote a best-selling novel, The Sterile Cuckoo. At that point, he considered himself “a child blessed by the culture and fated for delirious success.” However, a trip to Guatemala derailed his golden-child existence and set him on a very different path toward social and environmental activism. This book charts Nicholss rich and often tormented journey out of his sheltered middle-class life toward a belief in what he calls “liberation ecology.”
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