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Home from nowhere : remaking our everyday world for the twenty-first Century

Author: James Howard Kunstler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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In "Home from Nowhere", the author of the landmark book "Geography of Nowhere" not only shows that the original American dream--the desire for peaceful, pleasant places in which to work and live--still has a strong hold on our imaginations, but offers innovative, eminently practical ways to make that dream a reality. Photos & line drawings.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kunstler, James Howard.
Home from nowhere.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998, ©1996
(OCoLC)607071013
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Howard Kunstler
ISBN: 0684837374 9780684837376
OCLC Number: 38538045
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : the victory disease --
Who we are --
The public realm and the common good --
Car crazy --
Charm --
Creating someplace --
Beyond seaside --
A mercifully brief chapter on a frightening, tedious, but important subject --
Remodeling hell --
A city in the country --
Farmer --
My hometown : a reconsideration --
What I live for.
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