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Author Freed, Dolly.

Title Possum living : how to live well without a job and with (almost) no money / by Dolly Freed.

Imprint Portland, Or. : Tin House Books, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    646.70086 FRE    Available
Edition Tin House Books ed.
Description 218 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents We quite the rat race -- The cost of living -- Income -- We rassle with our consciences -- Meat -- Fish -- Gardening -- Grain -- Groceries -- Preserving food -- Nutrition -- The "necessities of life" -- Housing -- Heating -- Electricity -- Clothing -- Transportation -- Law -- Health and medicine -- Daily living.
Summary Freed guides readers on how to buy and maintain a home, dress well, stay healthy, save money, and be lazy, proud, miserly, and honest, all while enjoying leisure and keeping up a middle-class fa├žade. Possum Living instructs on practical matters, including how to grow and can food, raise and slaughter rabbits, catch and cook fish and turtles, and distill your own moonshine.
Subject Life skills -- United States.
Unemployed -- United States -- Life skills guides.
Cost and standard of living -- United States.
Housing, Rural -- United States -- Finance.
Home economics -- Accounting.
ISBN 9780982053935

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