Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Ernest Callenbach
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Chapter Abstracts

* Washington, Oregon, and Northern California break away from the United States and form their own nation called Ecotopia.

* William Weston is an international affairs reporter. He is sent openly by the Times-Post, as well as secretly by the American government into Ecotopia to gain whatever information he can.

* Weston writes his column during the flight.

* Weston lands in Reno and takes a train to San Francisco.

* The train runs on magnetic rails, and not a combustion engine.

* Weston meets some skiers on the train; he talks to them about the train and the plants, which he does not recognize.

* While talking to the people on the train, Weston sees the Ecotopian love for nature and concern for the environment.

* On the train, Weston sees several arguments and shouting matches, but no actual violence.

* Weston explores the city of San Francisco.

* The people of San Francisco, who...

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