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Book Publishing Company Fall 2022

Going Off the Grid
The How To Book of Simple Living and Happiness
2nd edition
By (author): Gary Collins
Gary Collins


Second Nature



Product Form:


Form detail:

Paperback , Trade
Sep 05, 2022
$25.95 CAD


8.5in x 5.5 x 0.5 in | 280 gr

Page Count:

192 pages
Second Nature
HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General
Going off the Grid unpacks a step-by-step series of eye-popping insights on what it really takes to live off-the-grid while still enjoying the creature comforts of modern living. Get practical guidance straight from someone who has been there, done that, and still is. Readers discover how to: downsize their current living conditions and prepare for peaceful, clutter-free living in their own private paradise; save tens of thousands of dollars (or more) in their search for the perfect off-grid property; avoid the landmines of hiring and managing general contractors while building an off-grid home; and stay connected to the ?real world? without blowing thousands on clunky tech gadgets that may or may not work. Collins? ?dirt under your fingernails? advice about how to find, plan, build, and maintain an off-the-grid sanctuary is entertaining and informative with lessons to be learned from his own wildly humorous stories of off-grid adventures. entertaining and informative with lessons to be learned from his own wildly humorous stories of off-grid adventures.

1. The first edition sold more than 25,000 copies.
2. Gary Collins had created an on-line business out of providing resources for anyone who is interested in off-grid living or enjoying a simpler, less hectic life.
3. This comprehensive guide offers concrete time- and money-saving recommendations.
4. Key topics not usually addressed include creative financing in a nontraditional housing market, accessing phone and internet services in remote areas, and home security.
5. Collins’ background in military intelligence, the diplomatic security service, and being a special agent for the US Department of Health service provides him with a much need perspective to today’s areas of simple living, health, nutrition, entrepreneurship, self-help and being more self-reliant.   

Gary Collins worked in military intelligence as Special Agent for the US State Department Diplomatic Security Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, and the US Food and Drug Administration. He brings a much needed perspective to today's areas of simple living, health, nutrition, entrepreneurship, self-help, and being more self-reliant. Included among his other books are Living Off the Grid and the Simple Life book series. His website is www.thesimplelifennow.com.

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