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Twelve by Twelve: A One-Room Cabin off the Grid and beyond the American Dream

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Why would a successful American physician choose to live in a twelve-foot-by-twelve-foot cabin without running water or electricity? To find out, writer and activist William Powers visited Dr. Jackie Benton in rural North Carolina. No Name Creek gurgled through Benton’s permaculture farm, and she stroked honeybees’ wings as she shared...

Synopsis:

Part Annie Dillard, part Bill McKibben, this book offers riveting armchair travel through a landscape rich with clues to personal and global healing.

About the Author

For over a decade William Powers has led development aid and conservation initiatives in Latin America, Africa, and Washington, DC. He is the author of two critically acclaimed memoirs about his time in Africa and South America, Blue Clay People and Whispering in the Giant’s Ear. His writings on global issues have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Sun. A popular speaker and senior fellow at the World Policy Institute, he lives part-time in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781577318989
Subtitle:
A One-Room Cabin off the Grid and beyond the American Dream
Publisher:
New World Library
Author:
William Powers
Author:
Powers, William
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Sustainable living
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Sustainable Living
Subject:
Sustainable Living-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100504
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
296

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Biography » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Home and Garden » Sustainable Living » General
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Travel » North America » United States » Southern States

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