World Made by Hand

TitleWorld Made by Hand
Year for Search2008
AuthorsKunstler, James Howard (b. 1948)
Date Published2008
PublisherAtlantic Monthly Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopia of a post-oil America set in Union Grove, NY, with no electricity, few resources, terrorism, bandits, and cults. First of four volumes. The second volume is The Witch of Hebron. A World Made by Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010, which is set a few months in the future. The third volume is A History of the Future: A World Made By Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2014, in which the situation in the United States, which has broken up into three independent countries, is described together with the re-emergence of the traditional American small-town, which is present very positively, albeit with problems. The final volume is The Harrows of Spring: A World Made by Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016 in which the town is cut off further by a landowner with feudal aspirations and a radical group wants to establish the Berkshire Peoples Republic. 

Holding Institutions

Merril, NNU, PU

Author Note

(b. 1948)

Full Text

2008 Kunstler, James Howard (b. 1948). World Made by Hand. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. Merril, NNU, PU

Post-catastrophe dystopia of a post-oil America set in Union Grove, NY, with no electricity, few resources, terrorism, bandits, and cults. First of four volumes. The second volume is The Witch of Hebron. A World Made by Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010, which is set a few months in the future. The third volume is A History of the Future: A World Made By Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2014, in which the situation in the United States, which has broken up into three independent countries, is described together with the re-emergence of the traditional American small-town, which is present very positively, albeit with problems. The final volume is The Harrows of Spring: A World Made by Hand Novel. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016 in which the town is cut off further by a landowner with feudal aspirations and a radical group wants to establish the Berkshire Peoples Republic.