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Ecotopia A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0553348477

ISBN-13: 9780553348477

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ernest Callenbach

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"Ecotopia was founded  when northern California, Oregon, and Washington  seceded from the Union to create a "stable-state"  ecosystem: the perfect balance between human  beings and the environment. Now, twenty years later,  the isolated, mysterious Ecotopia welcomes its first  officially sanctioned American visitor: New York  Times-Post reporter Will Weston. Like a modern  Gulliver, the skeptical Weston is by turns impressed,  horrified, and overwhelmed by Ecotopia's strange  practices: employee ownership of farms and  businesses, the twenty-hour work week, the fanatical  elimination of pollution, "mini-cities" that  defeat overcrowding, devotion to trees bordering  on worship, a…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.26" wide x 8.18" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Ernest Callenbach was born on April 3, 1929. He received a bachelor's degree in English in 1949 and a master's degree in English in 1953 from the University of Chicago. Two years later, after studying at the Sorbonne in Paris, he became an assistant editor for the University of California Press. He founded Film Quarterly in 1958 and edited it for 33 years. He also edited books on film for the university. He wrote several books including Ecotopia, Ecotopia Emerging, and Living Cheaply with Style. He died of cancer on April 16, 2012 at the age of 83.