In the twenty-two essays collected here, Wendell Berry, whom The Christian Science Monitor called 'the prophetic American voice of our day,' conveys a deep concern for the American economic system and the gluttonous American consumer. Berry talks to the reader as one would talk to a next-door neighbor: never preachy, he comes across as someone offering sound advice. He speaks with sadness of the greedy consumption of this country's natural resources and the grim consequences Americans must face if current economic practices do not change drastically. In the end, these essays offer rays of hope in an otherwise bleak forecast of America's future. Berry's program presents convincing steps for America's agricultural and cultural survival.
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Used availability for Wendell Berry's What Are People For
April 1990 : USA Hardback
May 2010 : USA Paperback
July 1991 : UK Paperback
January 1990 : USA Paperback
April 1992 : USA Audio Cassette
June 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition