John Franc

John Franc lives in North America with his wife and family. He has traveled extensively.

Praise

  • Dolly
    Freed is my hero….[If] this smart, engaging, funny, and frank manifesto…doesn’t
    make you want to quit the rat race at least a little bit, then you must be one
    big, fat rat.

    —Vice

  • Compulsively
    readable… One message comes out loud and clear. As the 18-year-old sage Dolly
    Freed wrote: ‘I refuse to spend the first 60 years of my life worrying about
    the last 20.’

    —New York Times Arts Beat

  • Compulsively
    readable… One message comes out loud and clear. As the 18-year-old sage Dolly
    Freed wrote: ‘I refuse to spend the first 60 years of my life worrying about
    the last 20.’

    —New York Times Arts Beat

  • Dolly is a sharp writer, an autodidact and an 18-year-old of unusual competence and grit…There’s nothing precious about Possum Living: it’s genuine in a way few books are.

    —Jezebel

  • …this
    book will not only make you laugh but might actually inspire you to embrace a
    simpler life.

    —O, The Oprah Magazine

  • Possum Living, a manifesto for living cheaply…is a relevant and sassy manual for the non-consumer lifestyle.

    —Flavorwire

  • An
    elegant memoir.

    —Philadelphia City Paper

  • A paean to self-sufficiency.

    —Columbia Journal Review