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The Resource Try to get lost : essays on travel and place, Joan Frank

Try to get lost : essays on travel and place, Joan Frank

Label
Try to get lost : essays on travel and place
Title
Try to get lost
Title remainder
essays on travel and place
Statement of responsibility
Joan Frank
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Through the author's travels in Europe and the United States, Try to Get Lost explores the quest for place that compels and defines us: the things we carry, how politics infuse geography, media's depictions of an idea of home, the ancient and modern reverberations of the word "hotel," and the ceaseless discovery generated by encounters with self and others on familiar and foreign ground. Frank posits that in fact time itself may be our ultimate, inhabited place-the "vastest real estate we know," with a "stunningly short" lease"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Joan
Dewey number
814/.6
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
River teeth literary nonfiction prize
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frank, Joan
  • Frank, Joan
  • United States
  • Europe
  • Frank, Joan
  • Travel
  • Europe
  • United States
Label
Try to get lost : essays on travel and place, Joan Frank
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Publication
Contents
Prologue. The where of it -- Shake me up, Judy -- Cake-frosting country -- Cake-frosting coda : the astonishment index -- In case of Firenze -- A bag of one's own -- Cave of the iron door -- Red state, blue state : a short, biased lament -- Today I will fly -- Little traffic light men -- Place as answer : HGTV -- Rules for the well-intended -- Think of England -- Location sluts -- The room where it happens -- Lundi matin -- Coda. I see a long journey
Control code
on1124986414
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 182 pages
Isbn
9780826361370
Lccn
2019032101
System control number
(OCoLC)1124986414
Label
Try to get lost : essays on travel and place, Joan Frank
Publication
Contents
Prologue. The where of it -- Shake me up, Judy -- Cake-frosting country -- Cake-frosting coda : the astonishment index -- In case of Firenze -- A bag of one's own -- Cave of the iron door -- Red state, blue state : a short, biased lament -- Today I will fly -- Little traffic light men -- Place as answer : HGTV -- Rules for the well-intended -- Think of England -- Location sluts -- The room where it happens -- Lundi matin -- Coda. I see a long journey
Control code
on1124986414
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxi, 182 pages
Isbn
9780826361370
Lccn
2019032101
System control number
(OCoLC)1124986414

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