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No Impact Man Audiobook

Written by Colin Beavan

Narrated by Colin Beavan

Published on September 1, 2009

Audio is 1233 hours and 20 minutes

Publisher List Price: 19.99 USD

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About No Impact Man:

Bill McKibben meets Bill Bryson in this seriously engaging look at one man’s decision to put his money where his mouth is and go off the grid for one year—while still living in New York City—to see if it’s possible to make no net impact on the environment.

In No Impact Man, a guilty liberal finally snaps, swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns off his power, and generally becomes a tree-hugging lunatic who tries to save the polar bears and the rest of the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his baby daughter and Prada-wearing, Four Seasons–loving wife along for the ride. And that’s just the beginning. In other words, no trash, no toxins in the water, no elevators, no subway, no products in packaging, no air-conditioning, no television . . .

What would it be like to try to live a no-impact lifestyle? Is it possible? Could it catch on? Is living this way more satisfying or less satisfying? Harder or easier? Is it worthwhile or senseless? Are we all doomed or can our culture reduce the barriers to sustainable living so it becomes as easy as falling off a log? These are the questions at the heart of this whole mad endeavor, via which Colin Beavan hopes to explain to the rest of us how we can realistically live a more “eco-effective” and by turns more content life in an age of inconvenient truths.

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A guilty liberal swears off plastic, goes organic, and becomes a tree-hugging lunatic—while dragging his baby and Prada-wearing wife along for the ride.

,Colin Beavan is the author of No Impact Man as well as two previous books that have absolutely nothing to do with the environment: Fingerprints: The Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science and Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America’s First Shadow War. His writing has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, and the New York Times. He lives in New York City.

No Impact Man was published on September 1, 2009.

The No Impact Man Audiobook is 1233 hours and 20 minutes. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in No Impact Man

No Impact Man includes the following subjects: Sociology / General. The BISAC Subject Code is Nature, Environmental Conservation & Protection.

About the Author(s) of No Impact Man

The author of No Impact Man is Colin Beavan.

About the Narrator of No Impact Man Audiobook

The narrator for the No Impact Man Audiobook is Colin Beavan.

No Impact Man Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427208026. The ISBN-13 is 9781427208026.

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