The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living by Helen NearingScott Nearing August 6, — August 24, was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, pacifist, and advocate of simple living. Nearing's grandfather, Winfield Scott Nearing, had arrived in Tioga County with his family in , at the age of 35, when he accepted a job as a civil and mining engineer. Before the end of the year he had assumed full control of mining operations as the superintendent of the Morris Run Coal Company, a position of authority which he held for the remainder of his working life. They all treated him with awe. Nearing's father was a small businessman and stockbroker, his mother a vigorous, energetic, and idealistic woman whom Nearing later credited with instilling in him an appreciation for the higher things in life: nature, books, and the arts.
The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living
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