Siesta Lane

One Cabin, No Running Water, and A Year Living Green

Minato, Amy

Book - 2009
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Siesta Lane
A poet at heart, Amy Minato rejects her life of consumption in Chicago to go back to nature--specifically, to a commune in Oregon, where she rediscovers herself.

Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2009
ISBN: 9781602393288
Branch Call Number: 307.774 M663s 2009
Characteristics: x, 223 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm


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An experiment on an Oregon commune where the author rediscovers what truly makes her happy and makes her question the dominant culture of consumption.

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Jul 04, 2011

Beautifully written modern version of Thoreau. A woman retreats to semi-rural Oregon to slow down and experience the simple life. She forms an informal but deeply-felt community with a few like-minded people who share the space and help her grow both her vegetables and her ideas.


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