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Our only world : ten essays

Author: Wendell Berry
Publisher: Berkeley : Counterpoint, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the United States prepares to leave its long war in Afghanistan, it now must contemplate the necessity of sending troops back to Iraq, recalling General Colin Powell's advice to President Bush: "If you break it, you own it," as the world's hot spots threaten to spread over the globe with the ferocity of a war of holy terror and desperation. The planet's environmental problems respect no national boundaries. From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Berry
ISBN: 9781619024885 1619024888
OCLC Number: 884816208
Description: 178 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Paragraphs from a notebook --
The commerce of violence --
A forest conversation --
Local economies to save the land and the people --
Less energy, more life --
Caught in the middle --
On receiving one of the Dayton Literary Peace Prizes --
Our deserted country --
For the 50-year farm bill --
On being asked for "a narrative for the future."
Responsibility: Wendell Berry.

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Subtitle in pre-publication: Eleven essays.  Read more...
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"Asking hard questions and providing even harder answers, Berry never disappoints. Our Only World is worth a nice, slow, contemplative read."Â Circe Institute"Stern but compassionate, author Wendell Read more...

 
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