The Last Whole Earth Catalog

Discussion in 'Survival Reading Room' started by Seacowboys, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

  2. gunbunny

    gunbunny Never Trust A Bunny

    That's funny, I bought one of those at a flea market a year ago.

    I love the idea, but sometimes it makes you wonder about how the author's decided what to include and what not to. I.E., a page on natural childbirth, and the next few pages on small aircraft navigation.

    Good stuff!
  3. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    The Author was a pioneer of alternative living and included everything that he could think of that might be of use, might be a bargain, or had strategic purpose. One of my favorites is a factory that made building materials out of polermerized black strap molasses.
  4. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    GOT ONE HERE SOMEWHERE. sorry bout caps, am typing with one finger, ain't going back. anarchist cookbook too. carla emerys tome... great info source there also. a bunch of kurt saxton books with all kinds of odd info. all the foxfire books. a ton of mother earth news mags. i was mothers lifer number 4500. i could go on and on. have no idea how many books i actually have. probably 3000 any way.
  5. shadetech

    shadetech Monkey++

    My beard is as old as TLWEC. My first wife took all copies when she left along with much else. Oh well. Would Love a copy of The Anarchists Cookbook. Had all the Mother Earth News and the Foxfire Books also. The ten achres in Vermont was the 2nd biggest loss.
  6. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    google "anarchist cookbook free download".

    the whole thing is available online now. go

    but, I got a late 60's copy [beer]
  7. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    You are awesome, SC :)
  8. shadetech

    shadetech Monkey++

    Thanks tacmotsun. How about Steal This Book by Abbey Hofman? It's available now too. Anoteher great source of info.
  9. zulu54

    zulu54 Monkey++

    actually there is one called
    "The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog" which came out in 1999 0r 2000 has a white cover but mine isn't white anymore.
  10. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    WAS AT A GUN SHOW LAST WEEKEND oops sorry bout the caps. one table had books, ... turner diaries, anarchist cookbook$30, both kurt saxon Poor man's James bond vol 1 and 2 at $30 ea and alot of others. No titles available I didn't already have or have read and had no interest
  11. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    I have one called The Big Book of Self-Reliant Living. At a glance it seems to have some odd listings but if the 8th grade public school curriculum were based on this book the avg person wouldn't seem like such a moron.

    Have a few of the titles already listed, as well.

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