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A reasonable life : toward a simpler, secure more humane existence

Author: Ferenc Maté
Publisher: [Vancouver] : Albatross Pub. House ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by W.W. Norton, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that the best type of existence is a life in the country, growing one's own food, and spending time at home, and offers suggestions from his own experience for accomplishing this.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ferenc Maté
ISBN: 0920256252 9780920256251 0920256309 9780920256305
OCLC Number: 27831387
Description: xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The American Dream: No Vacancy --
2. The True Cost of a Thing --
3. Sunday --
4. Home?! --
5. The Home Garden --
6. The Myth of the Steady Job --
7. Humane Corporations --
8. Our Devastated Agriculture --
9. True Security in the Country --
10. Unlivable Cities --
11. Humane Small Towns --
12. The Death of the Individual: Mechanical Lovers, Electronic Friends --
13. Losing Our Children: The Failure of Education --
14. The Self-Helpless Society --
15. Television: Zeros as Heroes --
16. A Government of the $ by the $ for the $: The Business State --
17. Reasonable Lives --
18. A Reasonable Future --
Epilogue: A New Life in Tuscany --
Appendix. A Reasonable Garden.
Responsibility: by Ferenc Maté.

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Argues that the best type of existence is a life in the country, growing one's own food, and spending time at home, and offers suggestions from his own experience for accomplishing this.

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