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Off the Grid Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Mo Dern America

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ISBN-10: 0143117386

ISBN-13: 9780143117384

Edition: 2010

Authors: Nick Rosen

List price: $24.00
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Inside the subculture of off-grid living Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the stories that would become Off the Grid, Nick Rosen traveled from one end of the United States to the other, spending time with all kinds of individuals and families striving to live their lives the way they want to-free from dependence on municipal power and amenities, and free from the inherent dependence on the government and its far-reaching arms. While the people profiled may not have a lot in common in terms of their daily lives or their personal background, what they do share is an…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.72" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Nick Rosen is an award-winning documentary-maker, journalist and media analyst. He has produced and directed documentaries for ITV, Channel 4 (including Brezhnev's Daughter which won Best International Programme: New York Film and TV Festival 1994, and the widely praised documentary for PBS and C4 about the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in New York) and for BBC Radio 4. In 1995 he founded one of the first UK Web-design companies and he wrote the Durlacher Report, a financial study of the Internet which spawned a generation of Internet investors. He's also launched a website on off-griding:

Another Way
Joining the Freedom Movement
How the Grid Was Won
Dawn of the Grid
Down-home Electric Co-ops
The Edison Electric Institute
Central Water and Conflict
My Other Place Is on the Grid
For the Man who Has Everything
No Name Key
No Math Island
Stepping Away
Writer in the Woods
The Polite Anarchists
Virtual Springfield
A Walden Wedding
Reinventing the American Dream
The Wild, Wild West
A Sad Tale
Anti-nuclear Family
Ranch Styles of the Rich and Famous
Coping with the Crash
A Better Life
Genius or Charlatan?
This Way Madness Lies
Running from the Rat Race
The Mountain Hermit
Post-consumer Society
The Gift Economy
Local Currencies and Car Sex
Max's Pot
The Sultan of Scrounge
Power and Freedom
The Last American Man
On the Road Again
Closer to God
Stairway to Heaven
Howling in the Woods
The Neo-Pagans
Under the Radar
Sacrament Stories
Take Back the Land
Rainbow People-NO2ID
Pot-growing Neighbors
The Valley Girl
Building Without a Permit
The Non-identity
Life's a Beach
The Bugout Palace
Only Disconnect
Getting There
Why It Matters