Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers

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  • Copyright: 2009-05-30
  • Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr
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What re-using- or not- says about our culture and priorities

Author Biography

Laura Pritchett is the author of the award-winning novels Sky Bridge and Hell's Bottom, Colorado and is the co-editor of Home Land and Pulse of the River. Pritchett earned her Ph.D. in Contemporary American Literature at Purdue, but now happily lives in her home state of Colorado, where she enjoys Dumpster diving, raising chickens, hiking, and writing.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Good Circulation: Gleaning Food and Things
Gleaning with Macp. 3
Intimmensityp. 13
Blacktop Cuisinep. 23
Gleaning for Lilliep. 31
Good Circulationp. 39
All That We Leave Behindp. 43
Second Thoughtsp. 51
Every Popsicle Stick Countsp. 59
Of Rags and Bagsp. 67
Lessp. 72
Bin Diverp. 83
Why I Love the Dumpp. 92
The Turf, the Game, and the Radiop. 99
It Keeps the Heart Happyp. 108
Home Recycling: Gleaning from and for Our Homes
Just Imaginep. 119
Wood Bluesp. 127
Throwing Out the Dishwaterp. 137
Home Recyclingp. 141
Teach Me: Gleaning for and from People
What I Have Gleanedp. 149
My Father's Last Fortunep. 163
Handprints in the Canyonp. 173
Things the Color of Stonep. 187
Hoş geldiniz, hoş bulduk: How Turkey Taught Me to Just Say Thanksp. 194
The Vanishingp. 203
Publication Creditsp. 209
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