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Moving To A Small Town: A Guidebook To Moving From Urban To Rural America

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Thinking about leaving the city? Or just wishing you could? You're not alone. America is undergoing a rural renaissance, as countless thousands seek a simpler life and a safe, comfortable community in which to start businesses, raise families, and eventually retire. But finding the town that's right for you isn't always easy. That's why Moving to a Small Town offers a systematic, user-friendly approach to help you locate a community with the ideal culture, climate, and career opportunities. Anecdotal, ...
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Overview

Thinking about leaving the city? Or just wishing you could? You're not alone. America is undergoing a rural renaissance, as countless thousands seek a simpler life and a safe, comfortable community in which to start businesses, raise families, and eventually retire. But finding the town that's right for you isn't always easy. That's why Moving to a Small Town offers a systematic, user-friendly approach to help you locate a community with the ideal culture, climate, and career opportunities. Anecdotal, down-to-earth, and full of practical information, Moving to a Small Town takes you step-by-step through this sometimes complicated yet rewarding life transition, addressing how to scout a new location; plan the move; calculate the costs; recast your career, using new telecommunications technology; and make a place for yourself in a new community. Filled with charts, worksheets, and profiles of folks who've made the move (and love it), Moving to a Small Town is an inspirational guidebook dedicated to helping you pinpoint your ideal small town and make your life there work - permanently.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780684802237
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 6/24/1996
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 594,774
  • Product dimensions: 0.76 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Are You Right for Small-Town Life? 14
2 Scouting a New Location 29
3 Recasting Your Career 95
4 Evaluating the Costs 171
5 Making the Move 202
6 Making a Place for Yourself 263
Acknowledgments 321
Index 323
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