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Author Boyle, Mark, 1979- author.

Title The way home : tales from a life without technology / Mark Boyle.

Publication Info. London : Oneworld, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY BOYLE    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. BOYLE, M.    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY BOYLE    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  640 BOYLE    DUE 06-06-22
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B BOYLE, M.    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - New Materials  BIOG BOYLE, MARK    DUE 09-03-19 Billed
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  640 BOYLE    Check Shelf
Description xix, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266).
Contents Knowing my place -- Winter -- Spring -- Summer -- Autumn -- The complexities of simplicity -- A short note on the free hostel.
Summary "'It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever.' No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things it powers: the internet, phone, washing machine, radio or light bulb. Just a wooden cabin, on a smallholding, by the edge of a stand of spruce. In this honest and lyrical account of a remarkable life without modern technology, Mark Boyle explores the hard won joys of building a home with his bare hands, learning to make fire, collecting water from the spring, foraging and fishing. What he finds is an elemental life, one governed by the rhythms of the sun and seasons, where life and death dance in a primal landscape of blood, wood, muck, water, and fire--much the same life we have lived for most of our time on earth. Revisiting it brings a deep insight into what it means to be human at a time when the boundaries between man and machine are blurring."--Publisher's website.
Subject Boyle, Mark, 1979- -- Homes and haunts.
Self-reliant living -- Case studies.
Self-reliant living.
Home economics, Rural -- Case studies.
Mountain life -- Case studies.
Boyle, Mark, 1979- (OCoLC)fst01950648
Cell phones -- Social aspects -- Miscellanea.
Internet -- Social aspects -- Miscellanea.
Social media and society -- Miscellanea.
Boyle, Mark, 1979- -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland -- Galway (County)
Self-reliant living -- Ireland -- Galway (County)
Homes. (OCoLC)fst01353235
Self-reliant living. (OCoLC)fst01736333
ISBN 9781786076007 (hardback)
1786076004 (hardback)
9781786076021 (paperback)
1786076020 (paperback)
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