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Book Review Title: "Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living" Authors: Rachel Kaplan and K. Ruby Blume Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, 2011; 304 pages; $16.95America is becoming a nation of movements -- a country of communities gathering together to change whatever it is they don't like about the status quo or think could be done better.One of those movements is the broad umbrella we could call sustainable lifestyles, which I'd say encompasses everything from residential solar energy that gets your home off the grid to the backyard chicken coops and beehives that have become trendy in cities big and small.Fortunately, the members of this movement are inclined to document and share their experiences and learnings so that the rest of us can benefit from the media ...