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This revision of Logs, Wind and Sun is coming out when interest in renewable energy is keen. Rex, author of other books on alternative energy, and wife LaVonne recount their log-home construction odyssey. While their story does contain useful tips and insight based on their experience and mistakes, there are better construction manuals out there, such as Charles McRaven's The Classic Hewn-Log House and Robert Wood Chambers's The Log Construction Manual. Still, this is a pretty good read. The best section is tucked at the end-there are definitions and descriptions of different energy sources, with pros and cons clearly listed, along with the associated costs and equipment required. This alone makes the book valuable, even if you are not inspired to tromp out to the wilderness to build a log cabin. Recommended for public libraries or where there is demand.