Books tagged: sprawl

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Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Simon' s Cane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Simon Jackson is a disagreeable old man with an equally cantankerous case of sciatica. He lives by a lake and his golden years are beset by a humdrum existence and subdivision sprawl. A cane which he at first reviles gives him cause to live.