What We Leave Behind

By: Jensen, Derrick; McBay, Aric

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New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Radical Independent Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 480 p. Audience: General/trade. What We Leave Behind is a piercing, impassioned guide to living a truly responsible life on earth. Human waste, once considered a gift to the soil, has become toxic material that has broken the essential cycle of decay and regeneration. Here, award-winning author Derrick Jensen and activist Aric McBay weave historical analysis and devastatingly beautiful prose to remind us that life human and nonhuman will not go on unless we do everything we can to facilitate the most basic process on earth, the root of sustainability: one being's waste must always become another being s food.


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What We Leave Behind is a piercing, impassioned guide to living a truly responsible life on earth. Human waste, once considered a gift to the soil, has become toxic material that has broken the essential cycle of decay and regeneration. Here, award-winning author Derrick Jensen and activist Aric McBay weave historical analysis and devastatingly beautiful prose to remind us that life--human and nonhuman--will not go on unless we do everything we can to facilitate the most basic process on earth, the root of sustainability: one being's waste must always become another being's food.

Title: What We Leave Behind

Author Name: Jensen, Derrick; McBay, Aric

Categories: Activism,

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2009-04-07

ISBN Number: 1583228675

ISBN Number 13: 9781583228678

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: Alibris0009620