The Man Who Quit Money is a 2012 novel chronicling the life of Daniel Suelo an American who sought to live off of the land and accept no support from the federal government of any sort. This man has been roaming the canyons of Utah for over a decade without the comforts and luxuries that most of us are accustomed to in today's society. Man vs. Wild. Humankind was doing just fine before all of the accommodations of the modern world were available. Daniel Suelo is living proof that happiness and fulfillment can be achieved outside of citylimits.
Book link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Man-Who-Quit-Money/dp/1594485690