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Last American Man - 02 edition

Last American Man (ISBN10: 0142002836; ISBN13: 9780142002834)
ISBN13: 978-0142002834
ISBN10: 0142002836

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0670030866
ISBN10: 0670030864

Summary: An unforgettable look at a truly pioneering, but thoroughly modern, American hero.

Finalist for the National Book Award 2002

In this rousing examination of contemporary American male identity, acclaimed author and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert explores the fascinating true story of Eustace Conway. In 1977, at the age of seventeen, Conway left his family's comfortable suburban home to move to the Appalachian Mountains. For more than two decades he h
as lived there, making fire with sticks, wearing skins from animals he has trapped, and trying to convince Americans to give up their materialistic lifestyles and return with him back to nature. To Gilbert, Conway's mythical character challenges all our assumptions about what it is to be a modern man in America; he is a symbol of much we feel how our men should be, but rarely are.
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Summary: An unforgettable look at a truly pioneering, but thoroughly modern, American hero.

Finalist for the National Book Award 2002

In this rousing examination of contemporary American male identity, acclaimed author and journalist Elizabeth Gilbert explores the fascinating true story of Eustace Conway. In 1977, at the age of seventeen, Conway left his family's comfortable suburban home to move to the Appalachian Mountains. For more than two decades he has lived there, making fire with sticks, wearing skins from animals he has trapped, and trying to convince Americans to give up their materialistic lifestyles and return with him back to nature. To Gilbert, Conway's mythical character challenges all our assumptions about what it is to be a modern man in America; he is a symbol of much we feel how our men should be, but rarely are. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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