Rural Homesteaders And Urban Apartment Dwellers Alike Will Find A Mother Lode Of Practical Information Packed Into This Completely Revised And Updated Edition Of The Ultimate How To Handbook For All Generations. Actually, this not quite the book I own, and have referred to since receiving it as a gift in 1975 I believe I have the predecessor rough draft of 1024 pages, called Public Works A Handbook for Self Reliant Living, published in 1974 by Walter Szykitka as editor and compiler I couldn t say how much of the information in the b
Meh.It seems like a lot of these books want to be the big book you can fit in your emergency pack Unfortunately the indexing is awful and there is no way I would be able to find what I was looking for in this large format, heavy book with tiny fonts My other criticism is the paper quality the absolute cheapest newsprint money can buy One minor rainstorm the book will be ruined.Fewer words fast reading when stressed and consistent graphics on a water proof paper would be better If you a Meh.It seems like a lot of these books want to be the big book you can fit in your emergency pack Unfortunately the indexing is awful and there is no way I would be able to find what I was looking for in this large format, h
This book made me laugh It is a collection of articles and parts of others books compiled into an encyclopedia style tome It is wackily out of order Goes from energy generation to darning ripped cloth
I m taking this one with me when I move out into the woods to live like the Unabomber Without the bomb making.
- 640 pages
- The Big Book of Self-Reliant Living, 2nd
- Walter Szykitka
- 18 February 2019 Walter Szykitka