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What are people for? : essays

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays on Nate Shaw, Harry Caudill, Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, diversity, waste, eating, local culture, consumption, conservation, environmental concerns, and other topics.
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Genre/Form: American essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Berry
ISBN: 9781582434872 1582434875
OCLC Number: 632085295
Description: 210 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Damage --
Healing --
A remarkable man [Nate Shaw] --
Harry Caudill in the Cumberlands --
A few words in favor of Edward Abbey --
Wallace Stegner and the great community --
A poem of difficult hope --
Style and grace --
Writer and region --
The responsibility of the poet --
God and country --
A practical harmony --
An argument for diversity --
What are people for? --
Waste --
Economy and pleasure --
The pleasures of eating --
The work of local culture --
Why I am not going to buy a computer --
Feminism, the body, and the machine --
Word and flesh --
Nature as measure.
Responsibility: by Wendell Berry.

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Essays on Nate Shaw, Harry Caudill, Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, diversity, waste, eating, local culture, consumption, conservation, environmental concerns, and other topics.

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