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The Quiet Zone: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence
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The Quiet Zone: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence (Hardback)

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In this riveting account of an area of Appalachia known as the Quiet Zone where cell phones and WiFi are banned, journalist Stephen Kurczy explores the pervasive role of technology in our lives and the innate human need for quiet.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsRural communitiesScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesImpact of science & technology on society Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Publication Date: 16/09/2021 ISBN-13: 9780062945495  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Stephen Kurczy is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The NewYork Times, The New Yorker, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, and VICE, among other outlets. He graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he was a 2016-2017 Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Business and Economics Journalism. Kurczy has lived without a cell phone for over a decade.

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