The Good Life

The Good Life

by Scott Nearing, Helen Nearing

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The Good Life by Scott Nearing, Helen Nearing

This one volume edition of Living the Good Life and Continuing the Good Life brings these classics on rural homesteading together. This couple abandoned the city for a rural life with minimal cash and the knowledge of self reliance and good health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805209709
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1990
Edition description: 1st Schocken Books ed
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 501,450
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

In 1932, SCOTT AND HELEN NEARING moved from New York City to rural New England. Over the next 60 years, the Nearings developed a system of living called "the good life," a Waldensian effort to be as self-sufficient and green as possible. They inspired others to do the same, and were involved in many social causes of their day. Despite his dedication to the good life, Scott was a radical economist, educator, writer, and political activist, and may be best known for his book, The Making of a Radical. The Nearings lived on earnings from the maple syrup and sugar they produced, and proceeds from Scott's lectures.

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The Good Life 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
johnthefireman on LibraryThing 5 days ago
A very good account of living a simple ecologically-friendly life in the USA.
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