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Possum living

Dolly Freed

Possum living

how to live well without a job and with (almost) no money

by Dolly Freed

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Published by Tin House Books in Portland, Or .
Written in English


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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 façade. 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.

Edition Notes

Statementby Dolly Freed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ2039.U6 F7 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561944M
ISBN 100982053932
ISBN 109780982053935
LC Control Number2009034057
OCLC/WorldCa406173845

In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen, and with a seventh grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Living about the five years she and her father lived off the land on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia. Known for its plucky narration and no-nonsense practical advice on how to live 4/5(1). “Freed, Dolly. Possum Living: How To Live Well Without A Job and With (almost) No Money. New York: Universe Books, Possum Living was withdrawn from circulation in May, because of contact from a new publisher who is bringing out a print edition in January, Check this spot for further details regarding the availability of the book.

After being out of print for decades, Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and (Almost) No Money is being reissued with an afterword by an older and wiser Dolly veterans-opex.com the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Livingabout the five years she and her father lived off the land on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia/5(7). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and with (Almost) No Money by Dolly Freed (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5(8).

The water opossum or yapok (Chironectes minimus) is particularly unusual, as it is the only living semi-aquatic marsupial, using its webbed hindlimbs to dive in search of freshwater mollusks and crayfish. The extinct Thylophorops, the largest known opossum at 4–7 kg, was a veterans-opex.com: Mammalia. Dec 23,  · Has any one read Possum Living? is it still relevant to today? Just curious if its a good read (for the kindle) it's a little less expensive via kindle than the paperback on amazon. I like the preview I read, just wondering if it has any real relevant tips. Thanks.


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Nov 27,  · Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and With (Almost) No Money [Dolly Freed, Novella Carpenter] on veterans-opex.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(). Jan 12,  · Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and with (Almost) No Money [Dolly Freed, David Gates] on veterans-opex.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In the s Dolly Freed lived of the land dirt cheap and plum easy. Living in their own house on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia for almost five years4/4(). Jan 01,  · Possum Living book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-gra /5.

Aug 05,  · Possum living is all about living on our own terms, slowing down and kicking back and doing what we really want to be doing instead of burning ourselves out in the pursuit of what society tells us we should strive for.

“Possum Living, a manifesto for living cheaply is a relevant and sassy manual for the nonconsumer lifestyle.”—Flavorwire “A paean to self-sufficiency” —Columbia.

Dolly Freed emerges from the shadows. Umbra’s Book Club chooses Possum Living as its first selection Umbra, Grist For our inaugural Ask Umbra’s Possum living book Club selection, I give you truly an oldie but a goodie, Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and With (Almost) No Money, originally published in —difficult to find for many years—and rereleased by Tin House Books in January.

After being out of print for decades, Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and (Almost) No Money is being reissued with an afterword by an older and wiser Dolly Freed. In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed /5.

Sep 23,  · Read the book "Possum Living" by Dolly Freed. This book was written in the s. There are many other good books on the subject, but this one originally coined the term, which refers to the DIY lifestyle as opposed to the DIY political viewpoint, and it is one of the best books on the subject.

Possum Living How to Live Well Without A Job and With (almost) No Money (Book): Freed, Dolly: In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Livingabout the five years she and her father lived off the land on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia.

At the time of its publication inPossum Living became an instant classic. Possum Living book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Possum Living book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I can say with certainty that I will not be committing to going “full possum”.

I admire those who can. flag Like · see review. Jul 31, Anie rated it liked it/5. Possum living is all about living on our own terms, slowing down and kicking back and doing what we really want to be doing instead of burning ourselves out in. This is a self-sufficiency/ pro-freedom/ DIY channel.

Guns, motorcycles, ham radio, generators, and everything about living life to the fullest, the DIY way. Jan 17,  · In the late s, a plucky teenager named Dolly Freed wrote a book called Possum veterans-opex.com book’s unforgettable subtitle: How to Live Well Without a Job and With (Almost) No veterans-opex.com and her writing became instant hits when the book was published in Jul 17,  · If you aren't normal and healthy then possum living isn't for you and your nutritional needs are outside the scope of this book.

The point I'm trying to make is that if you're eating possum fodder (whole wheat bread, fish, garden fresh produce, etc) You're bound to get all the nutrients you need without a special diet or spending a lot of money.

Dolly, and in his acknowledgments he credited her book for inspiring his own. “Whatever Freed or her publishers thought Possum Living was, I see it as both a classic of American cantankerousness and a cryptic autobiography,” he wrote in the new Possum Living.

“ Here and there [Dolly Freed] gives glimpses of a rancorous. I do wonder if possum living is possible today. In southern California where I life, I'm not sure.

In other areas of the USA, I think it might be possible. When reading a book, I try to take the good and apply what I can to my own life. I remember being on a farm as a child, and. May 02,  · ****UPDATE: Re comment below that refers to another blogger talking about the book.

It seems that the book was discussed on Oprah. Well. Truly it must be the zeitgeist, because I don't watch Oprah nor do I read the blogger. I saw the book mentioned on Amazon, under "People who are interested in X book, might also be interested in Possum Living."Author: Frugal Scholar.

Possum Living posted by Dolly Freed under Guests. Inas a cocky year-old, I wrote a book about how my dad and I lived a rich and happy life in a middle-class neighborhood with only an occasional part-time job. I hope this sub won't become my personal blog.

Anyhow I wanted to introduce a book, which I read several years ago- "Possum Living", which opened my mind about how I can live in this world, without becoming a wage slave.

It basically talks about small scale. Possum Living How to Live Well Without A Job and With (almost) No Money (Book): Freed, Dolly: 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 façade.

Possum Living instructs on practical matters, including how to grow and can food, raise and. May 10,  · Not only does “Possum Living” tell you how to live without a job, the book offers plenty of guidance on practical matters, such as buying a home (cheap!), growing and canning food, killing and.After being out of print for decades, Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and (Almost) No Money is being reissued with an afterword by an older and wiser Dolly Freed.

In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Livingabout the.Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and With (Almost) No Money is a book written in by Dolly Freed, an year-old living almost entirely self-sufficiently with her father, Frank, on their half-acre plot near Philadelphia.

Though there have been many books on .