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The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape Paperback – July 26, 1994

4.5 out of 5 stars 221 ratings

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Robert Taylor Boston Globe A wonderfully entertaining useful and provocative account of the American environment by the auto, suburban developers, purblind zoning and corporate pirates.

Bill McKibben author of The End of Nature A Funny, Angry, Colossally Important Tour of Our Built Landscape, Our Human Ecology.

The New Yorker A serious attempt to point out ways future builders can avoid the errors that have marred the American landscape.

James G. Garrison The Christian Science Monitor Contributes to a discussion our society must hold if we are to shape our world as it continues to change at a dizzying pace.

Michiko Kakutani The New York Times Provocative and entertaining.

About the Author

James Howard Kunstler is the author of eight novels. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and an editor for Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Sunday Magazine. He lives in upstate New York.

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  • Item Weight : 9.9 ounces
  • Paperback : 304 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780671888251
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0671888251
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.44 inches
  • Publisher : Free Press (July 26, 1994)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 0671888250
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 221 ratings

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