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The Resource The way home : tales from a life without technology, Mark Boyle

The way home : tales from a life without technology, Mark Boyle

Label
The way home : tales from a life without technology
Title
The way home
Title remainder
tales from a life without technology
Statement of responsibility
Mark Boyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyle, Mark
Dewey number
640
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • GF78
  • QH
LC item number
.B69 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boyle, Mark
  • Boyle, Mark
  • Self-reliant living
  • Self-reliant living
  • Home economics, Rural
  • Mountain life
  • Cell phones
  • Internet
  • Social media
  • Self-reliant living
Target audience
adult
Label
The way home : tales from a life without technology, Mark Boyle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Knowing my place -- Winter -- Spring -- Summer -- Autumn -- The complexities of simplicity -- Postscript -- A short note on the free hostel
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 266 pages
Isbn
9781786076021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1085198213
  • (OCoLC)1085198213
  • 1923634
Label
The way home : tales from a life without technology, Mark Boyle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Knowing my place -- Winter -- Spring -- Summer -- Autumn -- The complexities of simplicity -- Postscript -- A short note on the free hostel
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 266 pages
Isbn
9781786076021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1085198213
  • (OCoLC)1085198213
  • 1923634

Library Locations

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