Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers

Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers

by Laura Pritchett (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806140131
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 05/15/2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Laura Pritchett is the author of the award-winning novels Sky Bridge and Hell's Bottom, Colorado and is the co-editor of Home Land and Pulse of the River. Pritchett earned her Ph.D. in Contemporary American Literature at Purdue, but now happily lives in her home state of Colorado, where she enjoys gleaning, raising chickens, hiking, and writing.

Table of Contents

Preface Laura Pritchett vii

Part 1 Good Circulation: Gleaning Food and Things

Gleaning with Mac Linda M. Hasselstrom 3

Intimmensity Eliza Murphy 13

Blacktop Cuisine Michael Engelhard 23

Gleaning for Lillie Laura Paskus 31

Good Circulation John Clayton 39

All That We Leave Behind Laura Katers 43

Second Thoughts Ellen Santasiero 51

Every Popsicle Stick Counts Kathy Lynn Harris 59

Of Rags and Bags Libby James 67

Less Shane E. Bondi 72

Bin Diver Christopher Buckley 83

Why I Love the Dump Chavawn Kelley 92

The Turf, the Game, and the Radio Julianne Couch 99

It Keeps the Heart Happy Laura Pritchett 108

Part 2 Home Recycling: Gleaning from and for Our Homes

Just Imagine Ruth Friesen 119

Wood Blues Paul Miller 127

Throwing Out the Dishwater Susan J. Tweit 137

Home Recycling Jeffe Kennedy 141

Part 3 Teach Me: Gleaning for and from People

What I Have Gleaned Tim Vaughan 149

My Father's Last Fortune Laura Hendrie 163

Handprints in the Canyon Andrew Gulliford 173

Things the Color of Stone Jack Collom 187

Ho&scidle; geldiniz, ho&scidle; bulduk: How Turkey Taught Me to Just Say Thanks Michelle Nijhuis 194

The Vanishing Christie Aschwanden 203

Publication Credits 209

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