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Nearing, Helen and Scott. Living The Good Life [with] Man's Search For The Good Life [Boxed Set]
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(034835) Nearing, Helen and Scott. Living The Good Life [with] Man's Search For The Good Life [Boxed Set]. Harborside, ME: Social Science Inst., 1954. Hardcover. 8vos. 209, 146 pages. Near Fine with no DJ. B&W Photographs. This is a two volume set housed in a gray cardboard slipcase in VG condition with no splitting. Gray cloth spines with decorated boards. Very slight red remainder mark to front edges. Living the Good Life: Being a Plain Practical Account of a Twenty Year Project in a Self-Subsistent Homestead in Vermont, Together With Remarks on How to live Sanely & Simply in a Troubled World. Helen Knothe Nearing (February 23, 1904 September 17, 1995) was an American author and advocate of simple living. Helen knothe and Scott Nearing started a relationship in 1928 and married nearly 20 years later, in 1947. The couple lived in rural Vermont where they grew much of their food and erected nine stone buildings over the course of two decades. They earned money by producing maple syrup and sugar from the trees on their land and from Scott Nearing' s occasional paid lectures. In 1952, Helen and Scott Nearing moved to a homestead in Brooksville, Maine, on Cape Rosier, where they continued growing much of their own food. They cultivated blueberries as a cash crop (Country Life, Vermont, Maine)

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