Item #276384 Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty-First Century. James Howard Kunstler.

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty-First Century

Simon & Schuster, September 2013. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #276384
ISBN: 0684811960

In his landmark book "The Geography of Nowhere" James Howard Kunstler visited the "tragic sprawlscape of cartoon architecture, junked cities, and ravaged countryside" America had become and declared that the deteriorating environment was not merely a symptom of a troubled culture, but one of the primary causes of our discontent.

In "Home from Nowhere" Kunstler not only shows that the original American Dream -- the desire for peaceful, pleasant places in which to work and live -- still has a strong hold on our imaginations, but also offers innovative, eminently practical ways to make that dream a reality. Citing examples from around the country, he calls for the restoration of traditional architecture, the introduction of enduring design principles in urban planning, and the development of public spaces that acknowledge our need to interact comfortable with one another.

The critically acclaimed author of The Geography of Nowhere, the milestone book that described the horrendous blighting of America's landscape, now explores the movement to restore our everyday world and create places to live and work that are worthy of our affection. Photos throughout. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper.

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