Jonathan Rowe's book publication


"We reveal ourselves in our instinctive response to another's needs." - Jonathan Rowe


Dear friends and colleagues,

Jonathan Rowe’s new book, Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work, will soon be available in bookstores across the country, is available online and,  

thanks to the generosity of publisher Berrett-Koehler - West Marin Commons is making early copies of the book available as a premium to supporters of West Marin Commons for a donation of $30 or more.

Jonathan Rowe co-founded the West Marin Commons. Please support the work of West Marin Commons and find inspiration and clarity in the company of writer, journalist, activist, friend - Jonathan Rowe. Read Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work.

When you do read the book, please also share this important work:

-- Write a Facebook post and LIKE the Jonathan Rowe Facebook Page:

-- Write a review on Amazon

-- Tell your friends, family and colleagues

-- Tweet

More information about Jonathan’s book is available at:

Please join us on Saturday, May 4 to celebrate Jonathan Rowe, the publication of his book, and efforts to sustain our local commons

Thanks to all.



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