Back from the Land: How Young Americans Went to Nature in the 1970s and Why They Came Back

Back from the Land: How Young Americans Went to Nature in the 1970s and Why They Came Back

by Eleanor Agnew

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ISBN-13: 9781566636643
Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date: 09/25/2005
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Eleanor Agnew received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. She has also written My Mama's Waltz, a book for which she appeared on Oprah. Ms. Agnew is literacy coordinator for the Savannah-Chatham County Public School system. She is married with three sons and lives in Savannah, Georgia.

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Back from the Land: How Young Americans Went to Nature in the 1970s, and Why They Came Back 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
montano on LibraryThing 10 months ago
A noteworthy read about all the Back-to-the-Landers and what they found when they got there. The natural utopia that the hippies and disillusioned city dwellers dreamed about was elusive. The author interviews lots of BTTLs to find out what went wrong. A very satisfying read.
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Apazidon More than 1 year ago
I loved this book, I am a child of the early 70's, and although my parents weren't Back to Landers, I have always been fascinated by the concept of back to the land, and voluntary simplicity. I loved hearing the story through accounts of actual lives, rather than just a glorified description, this book told the good and the bad. Very real, very emotional. This book was very enjoyable to read, I would highly encourage anyone to read it, very relevent, and really interesting.